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A 36-year-old female asked:

Had a temp crown put on a lower molar. about a week later i have a small hard lump on my jaw line that i can move with my finger. no fever or obvious swelling but some mild aching. is this concerning or will it go away?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Concerning: Advise your dentist of the lesion and have then examine it. Although it may not be swollen, it should be addressed before continuation with crown fabrication.
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