Sound Bites 4/11/2017: Food stuck between gums, teeth can cause problems

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By Dr. Frank Vascimini

Q: I read your columns regularly and enjoy them. I have even sent some of them to family up north. A few days ago I noticed my gums were very red and tender around one of my caps in the back. This tooth also has a root canal and a crown on it. I ignored it at first, but then thought I should go get it checked since this has never happened before. I am scheduled to see my dentist next week. In the meantime, I am worried. Do you have any thoughts for me?

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