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What Causes Gum Swelling?

Gum swelling is a term for inflammation of the gum tissue that can have numerous causes. Healthy, normal gum tissue should be firm and pink. If your gum tissue is swollen, it may appear puffy and red, and may even bleed when you brush.

What exactly causes gum swelling? The following causes may be responsible for the inflammation in your gum tissue and should always be followed up with an oral healthcare professional to protect your smile!

An article by Dr. Jason Abel. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: WHAT CAUSES GUM SWELLING?

About Dr. Jason Abel

Dr. Jason Abel has taken extensive continuing education in order to stay current and informed in the latest procedures and techniques in dentistry. He is a “Preferred Provider” of Invisalign invisible braces, and enjoys the opportunity to provide a wide range of dental treatment for his patients, including root canals, extractions, dentures, and restorative dentistry.
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