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What does the little thin piece that is attached to your gums and lips do

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Frenulum: These strips of tissue are called the labial frenula. The maxillary frenulum can form an extension during infancy, which if persistent during dental e ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Alt treat may work.: If donor allograft material was placed to enhance or help provide a protective layer of gums over your exposed root surfaces, and the graft does not ... Read More
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Evaluate: If the bone plate is thin, you may need a block bone graft instead. Get another opinion.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Sore Mouth rinse: such as Orajel antiseptic sore mouth rinse can provide temporary relief. If you need more for the soreness, you can try taking a non-steroid anti-inf ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No as disc space : Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-r ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: The white part is called an eschar. It is the covering that mucous membranes make when they heal. It should go away in time. Hope this helps!
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The : The roughness and patches in your mouth can be attributed to a couple of things - and infection or a reaction to a type of food you ate. Foods - some ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See dentist: Have your dentist check this out, it may be a bony exostosis, which is harmless. Go to the dentist for piece of mind.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Exam: It appears you may be suffering from some type of infection. Please go to a medical clinic as soon as possible for an exam and new blood studies. And ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Oversized: salivary glands, you will be OK
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