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On bottom inside jaw I have s bone growth sticking up under bottom of the gums its pretty big and feel it with my tougnue why? It looks to be like a bone on bottom jaw sticking out atleast 3in up touching my bottom of tongue seems to be growing what can

On bottom inside jaw I have s bone growth sticking up under bottom of the gums its pretty big and feel it with my tougnue why? It looks to be like a bone on bottom jaw sticking out atleast 3in up touching my bottom of tongue seems to be growing what can

A: A certain percentage of the population develop exophytic (outgrowths) of dense normal bone know as tori or exostosis (depending upon their location). These are benign growths that are of concern only if it interferes with speech, eating, placement of a denture or you continually traumatize the area during function. Typically they are only removed if they cause a problem. The surgery is simple and recovery quick.

If the area is not causing you a problem, I recommend that you have your dentist look at the site at your next regularly scheduled appointment. If needed your dentist can refer you to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for further evaluation and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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


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Bone sticking out of gums after wisdom teeth removal. Is this serious?

Bone sticking out of gums after wisdom teeth removal. Is this serious?

Depends: After wisdom teeth are removed some patients may have some bone that protrudes from the gums. Whether or not it is a serious problem or not depends on the size and location of the exposed bone and how much discomfort it is causing. If the exposed bone is significantly large, your dentist or surgeon may have to perform a minor procedure to remove it. Your dentist or surgeon can advise you. ...Read more

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How to help with slivers of bone from lower gum protruding?

How to help with slivers of bone from lower gum protruding?

See your dentist: Bone doen not normally protrude from your gingival tissue and is usually seen after an extraction. If so, see the dentist who extracted your teeth so that the bone can be smoothed down.

The pieces may also be shards of broken tooth... You still need to see a dentist. ...Read more

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I've got a protruding bone in roof of mouth, is this dangerous?

I've got a protruding bone in roof of mouth, is this dangerous?

Anatomical structure: It is a normal anatomy also called palatal tori, but sometimes they can get irritated or inflamed. If concerned see your dentist for examination. ...Read more

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Full mouth extractions march 19...Few tender spots on lower gum one has bone splinter starting to work it's way out...Ok to use oragel or similar?

Full mouth extractions march 19...Few tender spots on lower gum one has bone splinter starting to work it's way out...Ok to use oragel or similar?

Call your surgeon: The "splinter" may not be that at all... It might be the edge of the socket. If so, it will need to be smoothed down. If it is a bone spicule, your dentist can easily tease it out painlessly and quickly, allowing your gums to heal that much faster. Give the office a call. ...Read more

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The right side of my mouth (upper and lower) is in severe pain. My teeth, gums, and jaw bone are hurting. What could be causing the problem? I havetmj

The right side of my mouth (upper and lower) is in severe pain. My teeth, gums, and jaw bone are hurting. What could be causing the problem? I havetmj

We all have TMJ: Saying I have TMJ is like saying I have knee, it is a joint, you mean to say you believe you have tmd (temporomandibular disorder). You say the r side upper & lower, perhaps it is a problem of your facial nerves on that side, neuralgia. Teeth, gums and bone? That does not sound like a joint disturbance. Many doctors mistakenly point to the TMJ as the culprit when they don't know what else to say. ...Read more

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Is this nomal healing? What do I do next? What to except next? 1 had wisdom teeth removed and 2 others 1 mo. Ago now it looks like bone coming thru on bottom right side, hurts is this normal? The rest of the gums in mouth seem to heal fine.0ne month la

Is this nomal healing? What do I do next? What to except next? 1 had wisdom teeth removed and 2 others 1 mo. Ago now it looks like bone coming thru on bottom right side, hurts is this normal? The rest of the gums in mouth seem to heal fine.0ne month la

Wareham,: Wareham,
it can happen, usually it is a boney spicule. A piece of bone that flakes off as the jaw remodels and works its way up through the gums till it is poking out and causing irritation and annoyance. Have your dentist/oral surgeon take a look, if correct it will take two minutes to remove usually with a little topical anesthetic.
Hope this is helpful,
michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow
dentistry at suburban square
610-649-0313. ...Read more

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Tooth extraction (#14) 4 days ago with bone grafting. Now slight swelling to the gums. Also bad taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

Tooth extraction (#14) 4 days ago with bone grafting. Now slight swelling to the gums. Also bad taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

Possible dry socket: Possible dry socket or alveolitis should be checked out by your surgeon-- may be normal inflammation and healing but shouldn't be tasting bad your surgeon will be able to tell ...Read more

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Can someone with moderate gum recession around some teeth actually present with minimal bone reduction?

Not really...: The bone would have to resorb at least as much as the gum has receded, otherwise the bone would be peeking into the oral cavity, which does not happen. Moderate gum recession = moderate bone loss. Conversely, the bone can resorb more than the gums recede, and that will usually result in periodontal pocketing. ...Read more

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Today I had 2 double teeth pulled out dr had to cut the gum and bone and I have stiches how soon will I recover from the pain?

Today I had 2 double teeth pulled out dr had to cut the gum and bone and I have stiches how soon will I recover from the pain?

Tooth extraction: Of course you will. Keep using your mouth wash and pain medication as prescribed, do not chew hard food for few days. If the pain gets worse contact your dentist. ...Read more

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I had a piece of bone stuck between my teeth. But when I flossed my teeth, the bone was not there. Is it possible that the bone went into my gums?

Contact DDS: If concerned, see your dentist for a clinical and perhaps radiographic examination. Most likely the piece was dislodged, if you still feel discomfort see the dentist. ...Read more

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How can you reverse bone lost in your teeth and gums?

How can you reverse bone lost in your teeth and gums?

It depends: If secondary to over active calcium gland (parathyroid glands) the bone loss will improve with treatment. If idiopathic premature osteoporosis, Forteo is the drug of choice. There are other possibilities. ...Read more

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What to do if my gum infection and infection oin the teeth to the bone on 3 molars teeths I need help.?

What to do if my gum infection and infection oin the teeth to the bone on 3 molars teeths I need help.?

See a dentist ASAP: This infection will not resolve on its own with home care. The most common type of dental abscess is a tooth, and the second most common is a gum or combination of both tooth-gum abscess. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment.
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Today I had 2 double teeth pulled out dr had to cut the gum and bone and I have stiches how soon will I recover. It's been 10hrs and still bleeding?

Today I had 2 double teeth pulled out dr had to cut the gum and bone and I have stiches how soon will I recover. It's been 10hrs and still bleeding?

Extractions: Your symptoms are normal. It may take a week to ten days for the area to really start feeling better. Regarding the bleeding, gentle pressure biting down with sterile gauze for 15 min should stop the bleeding, repeat every 15 minutes as needed. Any further concerns should be directed to your provider. ...Read more

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Teeth gum problems my teeth all are just messed up. I have bone loss and bad gums. Iam 42 and just want to cap them all. Can that be done. And if so what's the expense

Teeth gum problems my teeth all are just messed up. I have bone loss and bad gums. Iam 42 and just want to cap them all. Can that be done. And if so what's the expense

Yes if Teeth Stable: Regardless of the amount of bone loss, if the gum disease is stabilized and your teeth are not too loose, crowns can be done. If some teeth are hopeless, either implants or bridges may be a choice after having them taken out. Start by seeing a general dentist who can guide you and develop a full treatment plan. Crowns alone range from around $900-1300 each in Tucson, AZ, without insurance help. ...Read more

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How can you reverse bone loss in your teeth and gums?

How can you reverse bone loss in your teeth and gums?

One way street..: In general, bone that is lost through periodontal disease, bruxism, and aging cannot be reversed. It is gone forever. If you have certain periodontal defects, or need grafting for implant placement, there are procedures to help you. Speak to a local periodontist if you have bone loss to discuss your options. ...Read more

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I have gum recession especially bottom teeth. Even though my gums may be healthy, I definitely have bone loss surrounding each tooth, right?

I have gum recession especially bottom teeth. Even though my gums may be healthy, I definitely have bone loss surrounding each tooth, right?

Possibly/like;y: Depending on the amount of recession, there may or may not be bone involved. Gum diseases (periodontitis) is possible. Bone loss and recession often occur bio-mechanically; produced by force applied to teeth. Bruxing, clenching and grinding the teeth is a common cause, get it checked out by a dentist asap. ...Read more

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About a month ago I've had five front teeth removed and partial placed immediately. Gum site is still red and gums are protruding downwards?

About a month ago I've had five front teeth removed and partial placed immediately. Gum site is still red and gums are protruding downwards?

Contact DDS: See your dentist for a clinical evaluation. Make sure that you take the partial out to sleep and that you are not smoking, which can retard healing. In addition, have the dentist check that the partial is not impinging and need to be adjusted. ...Read more

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1month ago, dentist told that ihad 3mm pockets but bone loss was not much to worry about. Inoticed today that 1of top teeth gum seems farther back

1month ago, dentist told that ihad 3mm pockets but bone loss was not much to worry about. Inoticed today that 1of top teeth gum seems farther back

Recession?: What you describe sounds like gum recession which often results from brushing too hard. Most of the bone loss I see is tied to 6mm pockets or more; 3mm is "normal." Your specific case could be an exception, and your question can be best answered in person, and would only take a minute at your next exam. ...Read more

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Top molar pulled 3 mons ago I have had LARGE painful hard bump protruding thru the outer gum since the extraction Now it’s breaking thru the skin?

Top molar pulled 3 mons ago I have had LARGE painful hard bump protruding thru the outer gum since the extraction Now it’s breaking thru the skin?

Reevaluation: Have the dentist who extracted the tooth take a look. Without a radiograph or visual, it is hard to tell what it is. ...Read more

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Can patrially raised third molars become infected? There is no pain on gum, yet the bone under hurts and tonsils inflamed. Previous abscess. Not now.

Can patrially raised third molars become infected? There is no pain on gum, yet the bone under hurts and tonsils inflamed. Previous abscess. Not now.

Pericoronitis: Inflammation and infection around the crown of an unerupted tooth is called pericoronitis. Hydrogen peroxide can sometimes alleviate discomfort and mechanically debride the area and kill some of the bacteria causing the discomfort. Salt water can also help with the irritation. ...Read more

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If I have moderate-to-severe dental gum recession (bottom front teeth) I probably have moderate bone loss, as well?

If I have moderate-to-severe dental gum recession (bottom front teeth) I probably have moderate bone loss, as well?

Yes that is true.: Yes, moderate-severe gum recession is the result of moderate-severe bone loss in the area. The gum tissue can not exist with out the underlying support of the bone. If you did not also have the bone loss, then the bone with be exposed where the gum has receded. You need to see a periodontist every 2-4 months for continued follow up care. ...Read more

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In general, is bone grafting really of any value when gum probing in one spot area around a molar is 6mm? Surgery always needed?

In general, is bone grafting really of any value when gum probing in one spot area around a molar is 6mm? Surgery always needed?

Perio Surgery?: A 6mm periodontal pocket, if untreated and unresolved, over time will worsen and lead to more serious periodontal problems. How and when to eliminate the pocket is best answered by a periodontist who can examine you and is responsible for your care. If you trust one, follow the advice, and if you don't find another one. No professional wants to do unnecessary surgery. ...Read more

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I think one of my teeth has moved. Can no longer get floss between it, like before. Slightly receding gums. Has bone loss occurred? Should I worry?

I think one of my teeth has moved. Can no longer get floss between it, like before. Slightly receding gums. Has bone loss occurred? Should I worry?

Lots of questions: Hard to answer any of them without examining your teeth. Together with radiographs, your local dentist can diagnose any problems you may have and advise you of the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Two of my bottom front teeth are in a different position than when I was 15. I do have slightly receding gums. Would bone loss be the likely cause?

Two of my bottom front teeth are in a different position than when I was 15. I do have slightly receding gums. Would bone loss be the likely cause?

Possibly: Bone loss can allow teeth to shift. Shifting teeth can cause bone loss, especially if teeth move off of their bone support. If you notice a little shifting now, you will probably see a lot of shifting as time goes by. Please see an Orthodontic Specialist to evaluate the positions of your teeth and possible stabilization treatment options. Consultation with a Periodontist may also be indicated. ...Read more

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My front bottom teeth have changed position over past three years. (I've had bleeding gums since I was 12. My gums have receded a little.) Bone loss?

My front bottom teeth have changed position over past three years. (I've had bleeding gums since I was 12. My gums have receded a little.) Bone loss?

Gum disease: Is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. If left untreated, periodontal diseases can result in bad breath, red, swollen and bleeding gums and teeth loss. See your dentist for exam, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Have braces on lower and have what looks like a tooth root base sticking out of gums and Ortho says its a supporting bone that grows? Littlefreakedout

Have braces on lower and have what looks like a tooth root base sticking out of gums and Ortho says its a supporting bone that grows? Littlefreakedout

Prominent roots: One can often see the outline of prominent roots just under the surface of the gum that covers the bone. This varies greatly from individual to individual. The bone follows the contours of the underlying roots of the teeth. If your Orthodontist thinks what you have is normal anatomy and healthy, I wouldn't be concerned about it. ...Read more

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I have pain on the gum in the area where I had a molar removed a year ago. The dentist said I could have a bone spur can that be the cause of bad pain?

I have pain on the gum in the area where I had a molar removed a year ago. The dentist said I could have a bone spur can that be the cause of bad pain?

More info needed: Has the pain been continuous since your extraction a year ago, or were you fine after the extraction and the pain started recently? Not sure what your radiographs show, but if your dentist cannot determine the cause of your discomfort, it would be wise to visit an oral surgeon for a second opinion. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more