A 21-year-old female asked:
Gums sore to brush and touch. no bleeding but slight white area around 4 teeth. visited dentist just 2 month ago and told gums and teeth very healthy. i am overdue a b12 jab and getting it tomorrow. should this clear up my sore areas and how fast?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Probably not: White area may be localized compromised, leukoplakia, lichenplanus, and so many other possibilities. Things can change rapidly in the 2 months since you last saw your Dentist. He/she has your baseline information, and is in the best position to evaluate any change instates. Go see your Dentist
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