Gum pain is tough to deal with, and many things can cause it – from disease to minor trauma. It is important to take gum pain seriously as it can, in certain cases, be a symptom of gum disease.
Common causes of gum pain are:
- Toothbrush trauma
- Food trauma (from spicy food, hot food or sharp fragment)
- Mouth ulcer (of various kinds)
- Herpes Simplex (cold sore)
- Erupting tooth
- Gum Disease
- Impacted tooth
- Oral cancer
- Various other conditions (schedule an exam)
If you are experiencing persistent gum pain, contact us to schedule an examination. Once the cause of your pain has been determined, an appropriate treatment regimen may begin.