Dr. Terra Hickey and Dr. Philip Andersen, Center Point Family Dentistry in Center Point, IA
Center Point Family Dentistry in Center Point IA
 
Gum Pain
   
 

Gum pain can be caused by many things, such as:

  • Toothbrush trauma
  • Food trauma (e.g. spicy food, hot food, or jagged food fragment)
  • Mouth ulcer (of various types)
  • Gum Disease
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Abscess
  • Tooth erupting
  • Impacted tooth
  • Cyst
  • Oral cancer
  • Various other conditions

If gum pain persists, it is important to Contact Us for an appointment to determine the cause and begin treatment, if needed.