A female asked:
had a part of my gum grow over decayed wisdom tooth. now the gum feels like food stuck in my teeth, but looks like a ball hanging & about to fall off.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein answered
50 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: This is called a pericoronal flap, and it is common over lower wisdom teeth. It is also an area for food entrapment and infection. See your dentist or an oral surgeon to have either the tissue or the tooth removed.
Answered on Jan 3, 2018
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