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Sore Gums Problems


Sore Gums

Your gums are naturally soft and sensitive, so there are many things that can cause them to be sore. You may feel pain on top of your teeth, between your teeth, or all over your gums. In some cases, the soreness may only be in the back of your mouth. In some cases, you may also have visible symptoms such as bleeding or swelling. No matter what is causing your sore gums, it may be worse when you brush, floss, or use mouthwash- especially one with alcohol.

Dr. Isaac V. Perle and the team at Cambridge Dental Group are here to help you determine the cause of your sore gums and treat the issue.

Causes of Sore Gums

There are several causes of sore gums, including oral health issues such as gingivitis, oral thrush, and periodontitis.

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease and is typically the result of poor oral hygiene habits. While not serious, it can advance to a more serious form of gum disease. You will want to schedule an appointment with Dr. Perle and the team to address it as quickly as possible. In most cases, visiting the clinic for a thorough dental cleaning and practicing good oral hygiene will resolve the symptoms.

Oral thrush is a fungal infection that is typically treated with an antifungal medication, which comes in several forms: mouthwash, pill, or lozenge.

Periodontitis is an advanced form of gum disease that typically occurs when gingivitis is not treated early. It is caused by plaque buildup attacking the tissue and bones that support your teeth and can ultimately cause receding gums and loose teeth. Treatment requires an advanced cleaning procedure known as scaling and root planing. This will remove the bacteria from under your gums. You can prevent it from coming back with proper oral hygiene habits.

Do You Have Sore Gums?

If you are experiencing sore gums, it’s important to contact Cambridge Dental Group as soon as possible. You can call the office or click here to request an appointment. This will allow Dr. Perle and the team to address the problem quickly to keep it from escalating into something more serious. Dr. Perle has over 35 years of experience. He believes in putting patients first and will even get on the phone with you if you have an issue and are unable to get into the office.

We are open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. We do accept dental insurance and our friendly office staff will work with your provider to determine coverage. At this time, we do not work with Medicaid or other state-sponsored insurance plans. We also offer payment plans and accept CareCredit, which is a financing option that allows you to get the treatment you need and spread out your payments over 3 to 60 months.  

Dr. Perle and the team at Cambridge Dental Group is looking forward to working with you for all of your dental needs.

Why Choose Dr. Isaac Perle

35+ Years Clinical Experience
Chosen NJ TOP DENTIST 2017
TOP 2% of US Invisalign Dentists
1000+ Invisalign Cases Completed
Former Clinical Instructor at Harvard University
School of Dental Medicine & Forsythe Dental Center
Graduate of the Prestigious University of Pennsylvania
Will Get On The Phone and Speak to You Directly Without an Appointment
  • I had BriteSmile done. My husband had gone to Dr. Perle’s office for the same treatment; he’s gone a couple of time, so he actually referred me. I felt very confident they knew what they were doing. They were professional, the doctor was nice, and the woman who did it explained everything. It worked out very well. I would do it again.
    Ann Shapiro
  • My name is Aaron Bickel and they reattached a bridge that had fallen out. I found them to be knowledgeable about the procedure and he explained everything before he did it and did a good job and did what he needed to do. They got back to me very quickly which was good, it was at night on a Saturday. Everything went well. I would recommend them.
    Aaron Bickel
  • My name is Martin McManus. I am a patient of Dr. Perle’s; I have been for a year and a half. Dr. Perle is very efficient and his staff is very good and friendly. We had a midterm correction which Dr. Perle was very professional about. I am very happy with Invisalign and I am very happy with Dr. Perle. I would recommend him to anybody.
    Martin McManus

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