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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA, American Academy of Oral Medicine
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Have a film built up and peeling on my upper palate of my

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have a film built up and peeling on my upper palate of my mouth
JA: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?
Customer: no, no pain, but a swelling of gum
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: otherwise I am having no other history. am not diabetic, have no blood pressure problem
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 4 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Stan and I will assist you with your question today. I am U.S. trained,

Board Certified and I have 32 years of patient experience. I am happy to help you. I'm sorry you have a problem with your mouth.

Swelling in the gum can be caused by infection, trauma from hard brushing or abscess formation. When was the last time you had your teeth professionally cleaned?

Expert:  Dr Stan replied 4 months ago.

The peeling may also be caused by infection.