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I woke up this morning and one of my teeth that I had a root canal done on years ago felt 'exposed' in the back by where my tongue is. The gum has always been a little higher there after the accident but this is more than usual. I got a mirror and looked and it looks like there's a hole in my gum behind that tooth. The gums that are there are above the hole are swollen. It doesn't really hurt unless I push on the swollen gingiva with my tongue. What should I do?

PAST HISTORY : in 2001 I got hit in the face with a golf club. Lost three teeth - had them put back in by an oral surgeon. A few months later i had abscesses in two of them and subsequently had root canals.

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Your gums have migrated from their normal position pathologically may be due to food lodgement and improper oral hygiene resulting in swelling and pus formation, you will need to visit a dentist who will evaluate, prescribe medicines and may be do scaling polishing and suggest means to close the inter dental gaps.

Consult your dentist and get a tooth x-ray done to learn the nature of problem.

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