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What they are and how to treat them

Gum boils or abscesses – What they are and how to treat them?

A gum boil is a pus-filled, swollen bump on the gums. These boils form when bacteria build up and cause infection. The area may be painful or tender. Gum boils, or abscesses, are a sign of bacterial infection. They are more common in people with gum disease or people who