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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Oral Cysts (Overview)

Oral cysts are epithelium lined cavities which can occur in soft tissue or in the bone. There are many types and causes from minor to very aggressive.


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What is the definition or description of: oral cysts?

What is the definition or description of: oral cysts?

Epithelium lined: Oral cysts are epithelium lined cavities which can occur in soft tissue or in the bone. There are many types and causes from minor to very aggressive. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
22 doctors shared insights

Oral Cysts (Overview)

Oral cysts are epithelium lined cavities which can occur in soft tissue or in the bone. There are many types and causes from minor to very aggressive.


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Are oral cysts dangerous? Today at my visit my dentist told me I have an oral cyst, but that it's not a big deal, and i need to schedule an extra appointment to have it removed. It doesn't hurt, but an oral cyst sounds bad to me. Are they really not that

Dr : Dr edderai has explained it well. You need to have it treated, because if it expands, it can cause resorbtion of bone, weakening of adjacent teeth, and disformity. If it gets too large, then it must be drained over a long period of time to shrink it down to a level that can be surgically managed. Hope this info helps. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Are there any good home treatments for an oral cyst? I have an oral cyst, and i've had them before. I know they're usually not a big deal. Is there anything i can do at home to make it go away, rather than making a special appointment to see my dentist?

Whenever : Whenever you notice an irregularity in your mouth it's a good idea to avoid self diagnosis and have your dentist look. The best device that you have in your home to deal with this is your telephone. Call for an appointment just to be safe. ...Read more

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I have multiple facial cysts that I would like to get rid of.Are there any good products for doing that?

I have multiple facial cysts that I would like to get rid of.Are there any good products for doing that?

Laser Ablation: The best way to remove extensive facial cysts is with focused laser vaporization using a focused co2 or erbium laser. ...Read more

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Treating Oral Thrush (Checklist)

Dab Nystatin liquid onto the oral thrush, if approved by the doctor
5 Min, 4x day for 1 Weeks
Sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers in boiling water
2x week
Look for thrush on the baby's inner cheeks and gums
2x week
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How to prevent oral cyst from forming after accidentally biting my lip? It has happened twice before, it is now just a small white patch that hurts

How to prevent oral cyst from forming after accidentally biting my lip? It has happened twice before, it is now just a small white patch that hurts

Keep the area clean: Keep the area clean with swapping the area with salt water by using q-tip. The small white patch will heal. If there is a colorless or bluish bump develop called mucocele, which is a salivary deposit in the soft tissue due to rupture minor salivary gland and/or duct. Mucocele can be removed by your dentist/surgeon. See your dentist to check your occlusion to eliminate the cause of lip biting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: oral cysts?

Epithelium lined: Oral cysts are epithelium lined cavities which can occur in soft tissue or in the bone. There are many types and causes from minor to very aggressive. ...Read more

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Treating Ganglion Cysts (Checklist)

Use over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or naproxen
Daily
Try not pop or squeeze the cyst
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If the cyst gets more painful, ask your doctor about possible drainage
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Why do oral cysts come back on the inside of your lips?

Why do oral cysts come back on the inside of your lips?

Saliva: Little "cysts" that come and go on the inside of lips are usually tiny salivary glands that are blocked. They can become blocked by minor trauma that crushes the duct. To resolve this problem minor surgery is required to remove the affected gland. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more