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Piece Gum Hanging
I have a piece of gum hanging from the front of my tooth after i cut it while flossing about 2 years ago. it is not going down and it is still rising?
Hello, after a hockey fight my helmet visor awkwardly cut my gum Bled, TINY piece of gum hanging on front tooth. Leave it? Or see a doc? Will infect?
Loose gum.: Sometimes, after a wisdom tooth is removed, the gum tissue will be "flapping". Some dentists leave it that way and other dentists will either remove it or stitch it to the rest of the gum. No matter which way, it will eventually heal and you'll be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a piece of gum just hanging from my front tooth ever since i found out that i was pregnant it has been there, did i mention that was a year ago?
Pregnancy gingivitis: Pregnancy gingivitis is caused by the hormonal changes that increase the blood flow to the gum tissue and cause your gums to be more sensitive, irritable, and swollen. This is very common in the earlier phases of pregnancy. Maintaining proper oral hygiene is necessary to reduce the inflammation. I strongly recommend you visit your dentist for a professional consultation and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my gums started having inflammation and a few days ago a piece of my gum started hanging out of my mouth. That piece of gum recently turned all black. Is there anything j should be concerned of?
A piece of my gum is hanging off in the back of my mouth where my wisdom tooth is coming in. Should I pull it off ?
Absolutely not: Sometimes as teeth erupt the gum tissue that was over the tooth resorbs unevenly. If it is bothering you, or if it does not resolve in two weeks, see your Dentist. Pulling on it can cause problems if it doesn't release the way you picture it coming off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my daughter fell and she busted her gum on the top and theres a piece hanging . What should i do ?
Baby or permanent: If it's a permanent tooth best to see Dentist to find out why it is loose. Is it a fractured tooth a tooth with damaged gums/bone? If a baby tooth best to see Dentist. Is there an underlying permanent tooth to replace it? If not, a restorative replacement is wise. Bottom line, see your Dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a black string of gum hanging around where I got my pericornitis removed and it was bleeding a lot. Is this normal?
My daughter is 6yr and she lost her top tooth but their is a flappy looking gum it looks like hanging out of where she lost tooth any suggestions?
2 years ago bitting my nails and cut my gum tissue on the front lower tooth really bad... piece of gum tissue is still just hanging there.
My son has a piece of gum the size of a sweet pea hanging in the back of his mouth but he complains of pain?
Doctor can evaluate: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or mild flu (antibiotics are not used), or from some other cause such as allergies, irritants, or stomach reflux. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away in a day or two (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more
Hi, I have extra piece of gum tissue behind my central incisor for years, it is hanging around my mouth and it is growing, is it harmful?
Not sure: Cannot tell you over the internet, sight unseen, if it is harmful. It may be caused by inflammation due to a periodontal problem, could be more serious if you are a smoker. Your local dentist, who can actually examine it and treat you, is best prepared to put your mind at ease. Give him/her a call for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had impacted canine surgery. And the tied the chain to the back of my mouth, now a piece of my gum is white and hanging. What should i do?
Post Op Eval: It it normal to go have a post-operative evaluation from your Dentist. They will be able to evaluate the level of healing and if all is progressing correctly. They must see your situation in order to evaluate and answer your questions. ...Read more