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Hi, is torus mandibularis a symptom of an underlying condition? Maybe a mineral or nutrient deficiency or adrenal glands problems? Thanks

Hi, is torus mandibularis a symptom of an underlying condition? Maybe a mineral or nutrient deficiency or adrenal glands problems? Thanks

No its not a problem: No this is not A sign of an underlying condition. It may be hereditary or due to a heavy bite And possibly grinding or clenching. ...Read more

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What is torus mandibularis?

Extra jaw bone: It is extra dense jaw bone that can occur spontaneously. Usually found in patients who clench their teeth or have sleep apnea. There is no reason to remove the torus unless it is causing pain or preventing a denture from seating fully. ...Read more

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What are signs of torus mandibularis?

What are signs of torus mandibularis?

It's just anatomy.: Torus mandibularis is not a sign or a symptom, it's just anatomy. It refers to extra, lumpy bone that grows on the tongue side of the lower jaw. It's usually on both sides when present, but not always. It's slow growing and many patients do not know that they are present unless their dentist or surgeon tells them. It is not necessary to remove them unless they are in the way. ...Read more

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What is a torus mandibularis ?

What is a torus mandibularis ?

Extra bone: This is a fancy term for extra bone in the lower jaw. Usually this extra bone sticks out from the lower jaw underneath the tongue. It is a variation of normal and do not have to be removed. If you are going to be wearing dentures, then your dentist would recommend that they be removed. ...Read more

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Does torus palatinus dangerous?

No: There are several reasons why torus platinum occur, usually stress and excessive biting force. It is not a problem unless you ever need to have a denture made. ...Read more

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Does Torus Palatinus have to be in the center of the hard platate?

Does Torus Palatinus have to be in the center of the hard platate?

Torusus on Palate: Brittney; Tori can be very small to extremely large. May be found near ridge (off center) to middle of hard palate. A multitude of shapes and sizes. ...Read more

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What is the price for removal of a torus on outer side of lower jawbone ?

What is the price for removal of a torus on outer side of lower jawbone ?

Torus cost 2 remove: What is the price for removal of a torus on outer side of lower jawbone ? ANS: depends on details of torus and your dental coverage and where you live and if you have Obama Care. Ask your dentist as they are only ones that can tell. ...Read more

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Is it a must to remove torus palitus? Any side effect? Is the any method to reduce the size?

Is it a must to remove torus palitus?  Any side effect? Is the any method to reduce the size?

Surgical removal: is indicated when the patient frequently traumatizes the area during chewing and speech or when fabricating a complete upper denture. ...Read more

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Does torus palatinus surgery hurt?

Does torus palatinus surgery hurt?

Yes it can: The tissue over the torus is very thin. On closure after removal of the bone, it tend to break down and heals in secondarily. Think of it as a large ulcer. ...Read more

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What is the after care of a torus palatinus removal ?

Gentle care: Recovery from palatal torus excision is slow due to thick dense underlying bone in the roof of your mouth and limited blood vessels supplying the area. The surgeon may place an acrylic stent as a bandage over the surgery site for the first 2 weeks.Soft diet for the first few days aid healing. Antiseptic oral rinses and/or salty water rinses during the first week are helpful. Time is most important. ...Read more

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