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Swollen gums, pressure on teeth. Used antiseptic mouth wash. Anything to be alarmed about?

So my gums were swelling a bit and when I placed pressure on my teeth it was a strange pressure. my teeth felt loose but when I tried to move the teeth with my finger they seemed very much so intact. So I upped to brushing three times a day instead of two-did a salt rinse and placed salt on what I possibly thought might be infected places..flossed lots..and did antiseptic mouth wash. Last night the pressure in my mouth finally went away in my gums and face and I was able to *eat* properly and it felt so great but even now my teeth feel like they have these weird gaps... Is it anything to be alarmed about? my gums aren t red but not pink..they re like a weird inbetween and there s purple on the gum...very light barely noticable like..light brusing. I m seeing a dentist Tuesday but is there anything to be horribly alarmed about?
Asked On : Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
Thanks for writing in.
i read your query,i would like to tell you that excess of anything is not good.
So i will suggest you-
1.Brush your teeth with ultra soft brush twice a day.
2.Use betadine gargles for 15 days and discontinue it after 15 days.
3.floss twice daily but gently.
4.regular dental visits after every 6 months.
Nothing to get worried.
Take Care
Dr. Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Dentist Dr. Neha Sumra's  Response
Welcome to HCM
I would to inform you that you are suffering from periodontal problem.So you need to take extra care of your teeth by following mentioned guidelines:-
-doing gum massage with Rexidine -M gel.
-using soft bristle brush with gentle pressure.
-using betadine mouthwash twice a day for 15 days.

Consult your dentist for regular check-up.

Take Care
Answered: Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon Dr. Souvik Adhikari's  Response
You seem to have gingivitis from what you have described. The weird gaps which you describe is normal during gingivitis and is usually not a cause for alarm. It is best to use a chlorhexidine mouth wash three times per day and clean your teeth adequately till you see your dentist. Also, take vitamin supplements and have a healthy diet with adequate fruits because these would accelerate the healing process.
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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