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Purple Spots On Tooth
I was brushing my teeth and saw a small dark spot (maybe brown or purple?) On the upper left side of my toung should I be concerned?
My gums are a purplush color and if i press on them below teeth bleeding occurs there is little pain i also have purplish spots on inside of my cheeks?
Swollen gums: There are several reasons for swollen gums. ie; bacteria under gums, mouth breather, medications, pregnancy gingivitis, clenching teeth etc.. xrays and an exam can help us determine the problem. It can also be viral, see you're dentist or physician soon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not Sure: Color variations on teeth occur for many reasons. Some of these may include variations in mineralization, stains, and even decay. Signs for root canal infections may include alterations of color but not always. I suggest you call your dentist to evaluate the specifics of your case and diagnose the findings. Good luck -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just found out that I have a cavity that has a couple very small light brown spots on my back tooth, what do I do?
Wearing retainers for 2yrs.Deep black stains/spots appear mostly near gumline.Some appear as spots on entire tooth.Cant get it off.Anything serious?
Stain or decay: It is either a stain or a decay (cavities) developed where plaque accumulation the most. Is the stain/spots soft or hard? Schedule a cleaning appointment to see if a dentist/hygienist can clean the spot off. If he or she cannot, it is either an arrest caries or decay. If he or she can, it is either a nicotine stain from smoking, caffeine stain from tea and/or coffee, or just water in your area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just noticed several red spots on my gums underneath my tooth. The one that's closed to the tooth is bigger than the others. It hurts a little?
Probably: a series of cold sores however i would check with my dentist first. Cold sores take 7-10 days to go away and can be painful. ...Read more
There are some small dot 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 teeth were extracted over a yr ago and I have spots on gum where it feels like a very bad tooth pain if I touch it?
Could be bone chip: after extractions there are often bits of bone that are rejected by the body and work their way out through the gums over time. If a piece is just under the surface it could make a sore spot. If it isn't a bone chip or bone spur something may be going on. Either way see your dentist to have it checked out. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have this wierd taste coming from my bottle left area where i got my wisdom tooth out. Is this normal? My other three wisdom teeth spots aren't.
I had a top molar tooth extracted 4 days ago. The clot is very dark, almost black with light spots. Is that normal? It doesn't hurt, just looks gross.
Signs of tooth decay in toddlers? Is there any sure way to check for tooth decay on toddlers who are two years old? I check for black or brown lines or spots, but never see any. Are there other signs I should be checking for? I check twice a day when we b
See your dentist: Many cavities occur between the teeth out of sight. Your dentist will take radiographs to check these hidden areas for decay. The american dental association recommends a dental check up for kids at age 2, or sooner if you suspect anything, and every 6 months thereafter. You will then not have to worry. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Infection: Probability is that you have infection of tooth/teeth, gums, or both. Can't diagnose or treat this over the computer. This is not a DIY problem. Do what you would do if you had a severe infection anywhere else in your body, seek immediate professional help. Call your Dentist for an emergency appointment. Don't put it off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have tiny red spots on my tongue and the back sides of my tongue its hitting my tooth at times.
It looks like blood is on the back sides.?
Brown spots on my teeth
Moreover, I just had a dentist appointment... They found three cavities, and filled them. I have a thin brown line, less than a quarter inch, on my front tooth- they didn't even mention it
Neonatal line: Thin brown line may be neonatal line, a darker of the day you were born. Brown spots, brown line, may also be from taking tetracycline, or an illness, or a systemic problem, while the teeth were forming. Did you ask the Dentist about the brown spots/lines? that's the best person to ask. Give your Dentist a call. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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