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Lump caused from biting gum what is this?

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Dr. Jeffrey Briney answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Most likely it is a "traumatic fibroma" which is basically scar tissue built up from chronic trauma from the biting. You should still have it checked/biopsied to confirm. You can have it removed via a laser. It does have a reoccurrence possibility if the trauma persists and may need the same treatment years down the road, but it is important to have it checked. Jeffrey briney, d.D.S.

Answered Apr 16, 2014

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