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i have a sore white spot on my gums

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
White spot: There are scores of white spot lesions, most perfectly benign, but some problematic. Cannot answer your question without an examination and possible ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See oral pathologist: Oral and maxillofacial pathology specialist uniquely trained to diagnose and treat the oral disease. If the problem is systemic they rapidly and relia ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Drs?: Have you asked your General Dentist for an opinion and/or referral to an Oral Surgeon or a Periodontist? If not, please do so. White lesions in the ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Sore spot: Any sore in the mouth that lasts for longer than 7-10 days requires immediate investigation, and possible biopsy. See your dentist or an oral surgeon ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Incisive Papilla: It's where the blood vessels and sensory nerves to your plate exit the bone and speed out. If it's sore you're probably biting into it with your bott ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Duration?: If present for more than a couple of weeks, it should be assessed by an oral surgeon to determine causation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Sounds like it: But it could be from other causes. Why don't you take her to her dentist just to be sure.
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Show it to a Dr: Any black spot that is changing in color or growing in size needs to be checked by a medical or a dental professional(in your case). There is a small ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Adjustments: needed to be done to those retainers ,assuming everything else is normal ,the single spot on the game is probably created by pressure from the retaine ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: I answered this question before.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
45 years experience Integrative Medicine
Sore Gum: red spots as well as white spots on the lining of the mouth and gums can be caused by viruses. Best to have your PCP check and make sure. Medication m ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Is : Is this the only lesion, or do you have any others? It could be an aphthous ulcer, which may have formed from the toothbrush trauma. They usually last ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
See below: Could be totally unrelated, see your dentist for a definitive diagnosis, if not dentally related will be referred to your MD.

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