There's no pain in or around the crown or the swollen <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>gum</span>s
, little discomfort, just a little <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span>
area about the size of a small pea, that's covering about half of the tooth with the crown. As far as I know it wasn't brought on by eating hot food. I've tried flossing
in case there was food or a popcorn shell or something stuck there, but I can't feel anything, and nothing flossed out. It bleeds a lot when I brush my teeth, but is fine otherwise.