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Dr. Austina Cho
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Large Mouth (Overview)

Relatively great sized oral cavity.


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It due to a badly fitted or too large mouth guard?

It due to a badly fitted or too large mouth guard?

Custom-made guard: The store-bought mouth guards that you buy and try to form to the teeth just don't fit very well. The custom-made professional mouth guards fit snugly. They almost 'snap' in. You do not have to keep your teeth together to keep them in. The players can speak and yell to each other and the coaches. Ask your dentist to fit you with a custom made mouth guard ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
5 doctors shared insights

Large Mouth (Overview)

Relatively great sized oral cavity.


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How do I get rid of a big bump in my mouth?

How do I get rid of a big bump in my mouth?

See your dentist: Some conditions like big lump or bump in your mouth require further assessment and your primary care doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist first for evaluation. ...Read more

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Cant close upper and lower teeth due to a badly fitted or too large mouth guard?

What: What are you waiting for? Get back to your Dentist ASAP. Sometimes mouth guard needs adjustment. Sometimes occlusal orthotic Corrects your jaw position and teeth then have to be adjusted or straightened to match. A consultation with an Orthodontic Specialist may be in order. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can I fix my abnormally large mouth. It isn't the cute kind of big mouth it is the ugly kind and i want to fix it but how ?

Can you tell me how can I fix my abnormally large mouth. It isn't the cute kind of big mouth it is the ugly kind and i want to fix it but how ?

My first thought is: To encourage you to accept yourself as you are. If you feel that you can't love yourself including your mouth - consider a facial plastic surgery consult. ...Read more

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It due to a badly fitted or too large mouth guard?

Custom-made guard: The store-bought mouth guards that you buy and try to form to the teeth just don't fit very well. The custom-made professional mouth guards fit snugly. They almost 'snap' in. You do not have to keep your teeth together to keep them in. The players can speak and yell to each other and the coaches. Ask your dentist to fit you with a custom made mouth guard ...Read more

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Are large-mouth diverticula more serious than small-mouth diverticula?

Are large-mouth diverticula more serious than small-mouth diverticula?

A trend, yes because: all diverticuli=openings through the muscular wall of the colon through which colonic mucosal lining has been pushed by intracolonic pressure higher than intra-abdominal pressure. Around the diverticuli, the only tissue separating fecal (~50% bacteria by volume & wt.) material from the intra-abdominal space is the thin, fragile mucosal lining. Drivers: stalling evacuating, constipation, dehydation ...Read more

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Cant close upper and lower teeth due to a badly fitted or too large mouth guard?

What: What are you waiting for? Get back to your Dentist ASAP. Sometimes mouth guard needs adjustment. Sometimes occlusal orthotic Corrects your jaw position and teeth then have to be adjusted or straightened to match. A consultation with an Orthodontic Specialist may be in order. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the pain of a large mouth ulcer ?

What can I do to reduce the pain of a large mouth ulcer ?

Be careful: Avoid acidic foods and drinks, such as tomatoes, grapefruit, and hot, spicy foods. You can rinse with warm salt water to help soothe area. Call your dentist to have ulcer evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it worth it to get lip implants for a larger mouth and lips?

Is it worth it to get lip implants for a larger mouth and lips?

Fillers or Fat Graft: Hyaluronic Acid fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) temporarily plump the lips and can last approximately 6 months to a year, depending on the filler. Fat grafts are obtained from a patient's own fat through liposuctioning areas such as inner thighs or abdomen and carefully injecting it into the lips. Fat grafts can last for months and sometimes years, though this depends on the individual. ...Read more

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I am shedding a large amt. Of mouth lining right now. How long does it take to regenerate?

I am shedding a large amt. Of mouth lining right now. How long does it take to regenerate?

Why?: The mouth can regenerate rather quickly but the real question is why? Most times in my office this is due in response to whitening toothpastes which causes sloughing of the cheeks which appears clear and stringy from pyro phosphates. It can also be due to trauma or spicy foods. If you aren't experiencing pain you shouldn't worry but i would advise finding out what causes it and avoiding use. ...Read more

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Need some dental expertise! my teeth are too large for my mouth?

Need some dental expertise! my teeth are too large for my mouth?

Would encourage you: To discuss this with your dentist. Sometimes an orthodontic referral is indicated. ...Read more

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Large ulcers in mouth & tongue continue to form over past 3 weeks?

Large ulcers in mouth & tongue continue to form over past 3 weeks?

Apthous ulcers: Sounds like apthous stomatitis which can be an ongoing problem. You definately should see your dentist. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my hands, a large amount of mouth ulcers and an extremely sore nose. I do NOT have a fever. Muscles are sore. Any idea?

I have bumps on my hands, a large amount of mouth ulcers and  an extremely sore nose. I do NOT have a fever. Muscles are sore. Any idea?

Mouth ulcers: The mouth ulcers are probably not related to the other symptoms . Bumps on the hands and mouth ulcers can be related if you have the condition pemphigus, but relatively rare. Go see your primary care physician. For the mouth ulcers, see your dentist or a periodontist. ...Read more

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My 20 month old son has 2 large white patches inside mouth on his gums, a little bit bigger than a pencil eraser?

My 20 month old son has 2 large white patches inside mouth on his gums, a little bit bigger than a pencil eraser?

Yeast: Loose white patches inside the mouth could signify the presence of yeast commonly known as thrush. The yeast infection can cause problems in other parts of the body, like diaper rash. If you do have thrush, make sure you optimize oral hygiene, if your baby is still on bottles or paci, sterilize them or better yet, wean your baby off them. Consult your doc, as thrush needs a anti fungal medication. ...Read more

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I have had 2 lumps back of mouth very large but today they seem like there inflamed and constantly vomiting with blood. These lumps are visual?

I have had 2 lumps back of mouth very large but today they seem like there inflamed and constantly vomiting with blood. These lumps are visual?

?tonsils: Two lumps in the mouth could be tonsillar tissue and they could be inflamed. Where there is associated blood,It's recommended that your physician examine you. ...Read more

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I have a very big bump in mouth here ?

I have a very big bump  in mouth here ?

See your dentist: Though most bumps are nothing to worry about, you should consult a dentist if you have a bump or sore in your mouth that doesn't go away within a week or two. Take care. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more