I have recently developed a throbbing, burning and persistent lower front gum pain that has persisted for about a week. There is no tooth looseness, no bleeding and no swelling, just the pain, and nothing seems to be easing it. I have quite healthy teeth, and am very careful with my dental hygiene and I have no idea what this could be. I'm very scared about losing my teeth, thus the careful dental hygiene...I brush and floss regularly, so the pain has me a little scared about what could be going on. I am a healthy 28 year old female, with no history of dental issues. Any suggestions?
Yes, get yourself to your dentist as soon as possible. Pain is usually a sign of an infection or inflammatory response.
In either case, the earlier your condition is diagnosed and treated the better the outcome.
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