Gum inflammation under the crown: how to treat


A common occurrence is inflammation of the gums under the crown; how to treat such a problem, experienced dentists can advise. At first, the inflammatory process develops without obvious signs, but soon there is bleeding of the gums, pain, body temperature may increase, the tooth may begin to stagger. Few manage to ignore such intense symptoms.

The problem of gum inflammation under the crown

Before you begin to treat inflammatory processes in the gums, you need to find out why this happened. The inflammatory process in the gingival mucosa is defined as gingivitis. If the tissue between the tooth and its bone bed becomes inflamed, this is called periodontitis. If the mucous membrane inflamed under the crown, this can be considered localized gingivitis.

Another variety of gingivitis is a common variation when the gum is affected. Common symptoms of the disease are the following symptoms:

  • excessive tooth sensitivity while eating hot, cold or acidic foods;
  • gum redness, pain in the area where inflammation develops;
  • bad breath.

Before conducting competent treatment, the cause of the disease should be determined.

Causes of the problem

An increase in body temperature with gingivitisThe most important cause of the problem is improper or inadequate hygiene of the oral cavity. This process is extremely important to prevent inflammation of the mucous membranes of the gums under the crown. So, the entire treatment of an unpleasant phenomenon at its very beginning consists in cleaning the oral cavity with the help of professional means (through the use of ultrasonic devices that cope well with plaque), as well as in the proper care of the gums and the established crowns.

The next stage is periodontitis, which develops as a result of:

  • untreated gingivitis;
  • chronic sinusitis;
  • tooth injuries;
  • low-quality dental procedures;
  • unbalanced nutrition;
  • lack of hygiene;
  • malocclusion or curvature of teeth;
  • plaque on the teeth of a bacterial nature, which gradually transforms into tartar.

Before starting treatment, it is necessary to consult a dentist.

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Disease symptoms

Gingivitis is an inflammatory process during which the destruction of the connective tissues of the tooth and gums does not occur. Gingivitis can be recognized by the following signs:

Gingivitis bleeding

  • bleeding from the gums;
  • swelling;
  • the presence of obvious deposits on the surface of the tooth;
  • redness or blueness of the inflamed gum;
  • atrophic growth of gum tissue;
  • necrosis of the gum tissue, characterized as an increased accumulation of white plaque;
  • unpleasant odor;
  • fever.

Tissue necrosis, fever, unpleasant odor – all this indicates a too advanced stage of gingivitis and the inability of the body to cope with the intoxication that has arisen.

If the gum tissue becomes inflamed, the disease is less pronounced, while a person may not even notice unpleasant processes in his oral cavity.

The main triggering factors are:

  • non-compliance with the rules of hygienic care for the oral cavity;
  • trauma to the gums that hangs over the crown or filling (this is the reason for the growth of the gums);
  • disorders in the hormonal system.

Periodontitis is characterized by inflammatory processes of tissues that are near the teeth. Such pathological changes can lead to tooth decay. Symptoms of the disease are as follows:

Linden flowers to treat gum disease

  • bleeding gums;
  • tooth shakiness;
  • chewing discomfort;
  • unpleasant odor;
  • exposure of the base of the tooth;
  • itching and throbbing sensations in the gums.

If periodontitis suddenly worsens, redness and swelling of the gums occur, pus can stand out from it, severe pain appears, body temperature rises and general weakness appears.

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Problem treatment

The most common cause of inflammation is incorrect crown placement. In the event of a loose fit in the gap formed, food debris accumulates that irritate the gums, cause pain or discomfort. Sometimes inflammation can occur as a result of poor-quality dental procedures, in particular incorrectly sealed dental canals. Treatment of such a problem at home is not the right way out of the situation, you need to see a doctor, since a crown will need to be removed.

To relieve pain before going to the dentist, you can take painkillers – ketans, analgin, paracetamol. These drugs can briefly eliminate pain. If the gums become inflamed, you can alleviate the symptoms with such drugs:

  • periodontal disease;
  • chilled;
  • metrogil dent.

These are dental ointments and gels that can eliminate inflammation and alleviate the condition. But you need to remember that the use of funds is not an alternative to going to the doctor.

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We treat gums with the help of traditional medicine

Many people prefer self-treatment rather than going to a specialist. There are a large number of folk recipes that can relieve inflammation and bleeding, eliminate the infection. Widely deserved decoctions of:

  • oak bark;
  • linden flowers;
  • daisies;
  • peppermint;
  • St. John's wort
  • oregano;
  • Arnica
  • calamus root;
  • strawberry leaves;
  • calendula
  • thyme.

All herbs need to be boiled with boiling water and insisted, and the oak bark needs to be boiled. Rinse your mouth three times a day. You can try treatment with hydrogen peroxide (you can not swallow the substance). Peroxide has an antiseptic effect. You can rinse with a solution of soda, furatsilina or manganese. It is important to remember that the symptoms are eliminated for a short time, since with such a problem a visit to the doctor is necessary.

The most important preventive measure to prevent gingival inflammation is thorough oral care (compulsory brushing of the teeth twice a day, flossing if necessary, and oral cavity sanitation is carried out once every six months). When brushing your teeth, special attention is paid to the base of the tooth, since it is in these places that bacteria often accumulate. You should regularly take vitamin C, which helps fight bleeding gums. It is necessary to exclude stresses from your life as much as possible, you should get enough sleep. Once a day, you should eat raw, hard fruits or vegetables that have the ability to brush your teeth and massage your gums.

Twice a day, you need to massage the gums, after treating your hands with an antiseptic. Smoking adversely affects the condition of the teeth and gums, so it is better to abandon this bad habit. Do not get too carried away with alcoholic beverages, they also adversely affect the health and condition of the chewing apparatus. A regular toothbrush change is necessary – once every three months. It is better to choose electric. They are able to cope with their functions to a greater extent and eliminate the formed plaque.

It is necessary to do the strengthening of bones. This will help daily charging and eating foods containing calcium. When caring for the oral cavity, attention should be paid to cleaning the tongue. It is necessary to start cleaning from the root. This is necessary in order to eliminate all bacteria and plaque accumulated on it. There are special devices for cleaning the tongue in the form of scrapers, but they can be replaced with a regular brush or a teaspoon.

You should brush your teeth thoroughly after each meal, you can simply rinse your mouth. The duration of one tooth brushing procedure should not be less than 3 minutes. With any changes in the jaw apparatus, with any pain or discomfort, it is necessary to visit a competent specialist who will help solve the problem that has arisen. In this case, independent treatment will not give the desired effect, since it is necessary to remove the crown and conduct competent treatment. You can only temporarily eliminate the main symptoms: pain, bleeding and swelling.

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