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Little White Dots On Gums
White patch on gums that wiped off. Small white dots on gums that won't wipe off and white and yellow spots on tonsils! What could be the problem?
Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal one on one clinical evaluation and cannot be diagnosed over the internet, sight unseen. Will merely listing some possibilities actual benefit you? See your dentist to start who may refer you to a physician if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some small white dots in left lower gum near back tooths. It hurts a bit if touch also it feels inflamated.
Vague: Is it the tooth, the gum tissue or both that hurt to touch? Also, is the tooth temperature sensitive or to biting down. It could be a gum infection, but hard to tell. I would see a dentist asap to make sure there is no infection or that nothing is lodged in the gum between the tooth and gingival tissue. ...Read more
I have a small white dot on my lower gums. I noticed my gum hurt a couple days ago but the white spot just showed up today. What is it?
I had little red dots on my bottom gums a few days ago and now they've turned into this yellowish white that causes extreme pain I cannot even smile?
Hello I noticed I have a small black dot on my gum the mark takes up the surface area of the very tip of my gum tissue. The part looks like a triangle?
There are some small dots like white spots on my gum after 3 days of my tooth being extracted. It feels bit irritated but not painful and is just a lit?
My gum is slightly brown above my teeth and has some white spots which are consisted of very small white dots themselves, what are these?
Molar pulled 3 weeks ago. Theirs a tiny black dot on a small white spot on my gum. Feels like a metal sliver. I think it mignt be a broken needle.
User of khaini(quid), tobacco mixed with lime put in between lips and gums, for ten years now i hv little white dots inside cheeks can it be cancer.
I have a very faint 2 small red dots on my gums, above my molar and above my hang tooth. What is it?? It's not bleeding just alittle red??
I found a small black dot on my gum behind my lower left wisdom tooth. It does not hurt or exert any pain. Please help! I see my dentist in 2 wks.?
Black dot?: Since you have an appointment with your dentist coming up, I would have him check this area. I would not panic. If you go to your dentist regularly, I am sure he has checked this area before and this black dot could have been there and you just noticed it recently. It could be a number of things such ax staining (amalgam tattoo), etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gum papillae has a tingling feeling & there r little red dots in a circle at the center. Went to 3 dentists & all said it looks normal. Is it Wart?
Let me explain: If 3 dentists who examined you said it was normal, how could medical providers who have not met you, don't have a history and have not examined you possibly state that they are wrong. Are you aware of what you asking for? ...Read more
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
If I have lost a small piece of my gums through rugby, what should I do? Will it grow back on its own?
Lost gum?: Some do and some don't. It really depends upon where you lost the gum tissue and how the injury is handled. It's best to see your dentist or a periodontist right away for a one on one clinical examination and consultation. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
To my last question what could the white patches and red line on my top gum mean, u have me a little freightenend now?
Have small white rings on gums that develop into large rings then go away after a couple days for past month. Not much pain. What could this be?
Poor oral hygiene: There are a number of potential explanations for white spots on gums, and usually, evaluation by a dentist professional is needed to determine if spots are a cause for concern. The most common cause for white ring you are referring to is from lack of adequate dental hygiene. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer