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Cut On Gums Treatment
Help dental experts! my tooth keeps chipping off and the gum is red and the gum hurts almost like its a cut?
Failing crown?: This sounds like at least 2 problems. Something is not right with your bite, so you're chipping a tooth, and this will spread to other teeth. Your gums can be inflamed because of bacteria. If you have a crown on this tooth, then it would likely be that the shape of the crown is inappropriate and the margins (the seam b/w tooth and crown) are not properly contoured and sealed. See a dentist. ...Read more
Can a gum graft on the lingual side of my gums be successful? Or does the tongue prevent healing? Two periodontists disagree on the potential result
More challenging: Grafts of the lingual (tongue) side can be done. Healing can be more challenging and less predictable. If you are in need, consult with a third periodontist. ...Read more
Dentist cut the gum above my back tooth while finishing off a filling with sanding and flossing. Will it heal naturally.v.sore,delicate next day?
Gums heal, but...: It will be sore for a few days but will heal. You may want to ease up on the force you're placing on that toothbrush. If you push to hard the bristles don't clean well and you can cause gum recession and toothbrush abrasion of your teeth. Remember, it is the tip of the bristles that sweep plaque away, gentle circular strokes is all it takes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Wounds?: Could be infection, trauma, burn, or hundreds of other causes. Your description is much too vague to form the basis of a diagnosis. You have to be seen by a professional, not by a computer program. Please call a general Dentist, an Oral Surgeon, or (best) a gum specialist, a Periodontist, ASAP. ...Read more
Mouth ulser on sore gum even teeth now after using ulcer gel, enlarged glance on same side of face. How to treat and is it serious?
Ulcers in mouth: There are many possible causes for mouth sores. If you have tried over the counter remedies and they haven't worked, go see a dentist to get a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See your dentist: I would strongly suggest seeking a consultation with a dentist to evaluate the cause of this ASAP. This is very likely in need of attention. ...Read more