Re: Toddler with fever, dark red and uneven gums, bad breath, pain in the mouth and m
The swollen gums is gingivitis. In toddlers, bad gingivitis can sometimes cause fever. I would make an appointment with a dentist as soon as possible. You might even be able to get a dentist on the phone this weekend.
Generally 2 is too young to care for her own teeth correctly. If you can possibly get her to let you floss, I bet there is a lot of food stuck between her teeth! Still, right now, flossing might be too painful. The best way to prevent the problem from coming back is flossing, though.