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Swelling in gum, had scaling

i am 25 years old married and my weight is 70kgs.i am facing gum problem.sometimes i get my one or two gum swelled and somtimes there is no problem.i have benn operated once for it by the process of scaling.but after a year it came back again so pls i request u to suggest me some tips that can be done at home for its curing
Mon, 10 Oct 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi,
The problem you are facing is known as Gingivitis. A scaling of teeth should be done atleast once in a year by a dentist. Change your toothbrush once in 3 months. Flossing of teeth once daily is very important to improve the health of your gums. Clean your tongue using a tongue cleaner every day after brushing.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,Tanisha,
thanks for query,
you are having gingivitis.
if teeth are not cleaning properly there is deposition of tarter on gums leading to infection.
Now you might go for scaling again and there after you do brush and cleaning properly.
Do brush 2 times a day,
If you do not take care there is chances of having pyorrhoea.
ok and bye.
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Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases Dr. Hema Yadav's  Response
Hi kindly have a balanced ,brush twice with soft brush,take tab vit c one daily or amla is also good source of vit c Which is imp for healthy gums.take care
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Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, you need to get scaling done once again. Please make it a habit to visit your dentist every three months. Scaling needs to be done as and when required to prevent gum and bone infection. your dentist will instruct you about the proper oral hygiene tips to be carried out at home so that this situation does not arise repeatedly. Take care!
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Swelling in gum, had scaling

Hi, The problem you are facing is known as Gingivitis. A scaling of teeth should be done atleast once in a year by a dentist. Change your toothbrush once in 3 months. Flossing of teeth once daily is very important to improve the health of your gums. Clean your tongue using a tongue cleaner every day after brushing.