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Veneer in tooth hurting, gums peeling, look blistered. Due to keeping garlic on tooth?

Hi I m 19 yrs female and I have had veneers on two if my teeth for about a year now. Two months ago the veneer where my tooth was shaven down started hurting. I would get up at night in pain. I thought my gums probably were receding due to excessive over brushing so I started using garlic to kill any bacteria and to seal the gum line. Now my gums look like they re peeling. They look blistered. I think it s due to the garlic and constantly placing it on the gum above the tooth. There is no pain throbbing on and off but my gums look terrible.
Asked On : Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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hello and welcome to HCM forum,
i would like to inform you that when veneers are placed,oral hygiene maintenance is very important,
in your case it seems, gums are inflamed and are receding.
i recommend use of antibacterial mouth wash(2 times/day),
kindly see your dentist soon to avoid infection from spreading to the adjacent tissues,
avoid applying garlic or any other topical agent until prescribed by a doctor.
i hope i answered your query.
i wish you good health.
Answered: Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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