When you have an infection by the root of your tooth, it forms a pus pocket, or abscess. These don’t always hurt, but many do.
2. Oral cancer
This can start on your tongue, inner cheek, tonsils, or gums. You or your dentist may see the cancer, because it looks like a sore in your mouth that just won’t heal.
3. Gum disease
They usually happen when you don’t brush or floss your teeth well or often enough.
If you smoke or use “smokeless” products like chewing tobacco, dip, or snuff, you’re more likely to have gum disease
There are many other factors that can have a negative impact on your gums which is why it is so important to consult with a qualified dentist regarding paining gums for further assistance.