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Swollen gums

Swollen gums

Overview

Abnormally enlarged, bulging, protruding, or swollen gums are a possible indication of disease.

Review Date 2/5/2018

Updated by: Ilona Fotek, DMD, MS, Dental Healing Arts, Jupiter, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.