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Teeth Brown At Gum
Have it checked: It could be surface stain, discolored composite or calculus formation. Only way to know for sure is to have a dentist take a look at it. ...Read more
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
My teeth has stains and looks like there are rottining what can I use to help brown teeth, blacl at the bottom of my gum
I: I am so sorry that the only answer I can give you is to go and see your dentist. It is impossible to diagnose over the internet without a proper examination and x rays. ...Read more
There is a little brownish speck above my two front teeth, on my gums I noticed it a couple days ago and it hasn't gone away. ..What is it?
Brown speck: Hard to say without clinical examination and more information. As with any kind of lesion no matter where it appears on the body the only sure way to diagnose is to biopsy. I would see your dentist asap and have the area evaluated. Then the proper course of treatment, if any is necessary at all, can be determined. ...Read more
What is wrong with my teeth?! They are stained, chipping, have brown marks in between some, 1 feels slightly loose, gums are red & very receded. Help!
My gum is slightly brown above my teeth and has some white spots which are consisted of very small white dots themselves, what are these?
PIGMENTATION: This could be your natural gum pigmentation color unless you are taking some type of medcation. ...Read more
Little brown patch/chip near gum line on the front of a bottom tooth 2 over from the front teeth. Sound familiar?
Hi, I have black/brown dot in between my teeth where the gums are? What does it mean? And is there a natural remedies I can use to get rid of it?
Hello my gums were stinging and tender and then the kind of popped yesterday when I was brushing my teeth and they bled now there is brown gunk
Dental: The chlorhexidine oral rinse that I'm told to use after my gum graft caused a brownish film on my teeth. Brushing does not take it off. Now?
Jack feels he has a wisdom tooth coming through. He has lots of pain in the area. And his gum in the area is going brown.
Jack: Tell Jack to go see a Pro. His Dentist will be able to asses the situation and recommend observation or treatment. ...Read more
Child 13 years. Bottom left tooth with small brown specks possibly cavity. Would general pain in surrounding gum be normal with cavity?
Neither am I: Needs to be seen to be diagnosed. Return to Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed the wisdom tooth for evaluation. Probably innocuous. ...Read more
My front tooth is rotting. Now, little bits have started to chip and half of the tooth has turned brown down to the gum with a sharp edge in the middle front of the tooth. What should I do?
Time for a checkup!: From what you describe, your tooth has been decaying for some time now. You are probably way overdue for a dental checkup. See a dentist for a complete and thorough exam, along with whatever x-rays are appropriate and get all your dental work done. Waiting just results in more pain, aggravation, less teeth and more cost. ...Read more
I noticed there is a brown spot on my 3 year olds gum line by the tooth. She said it hurts. What is this?
Needs exam: Hard to say without exam. See oral surgeon ASAP. ...Read more
There's a hole in my gums after the extraction of impacted wisdom tooth. I can see something brown inside and some small bits of food gets stuck into?
I have a small blue spot above my left front tooth on my gum, been there for a few years now. Also new brown spots on my nipples. Addisons disease??
Normal pigmentation: If concerned see your dentist for evaluation and x-ray. ...Read more
I noticed a small light brown spot on my gum, just below my bottom tooth. What could it be? It is not inflamed, nor does it hurt I brush and use mouthwash regularly and have never had any dental problems.
I: I agree with dr. Davantzis' recommendation. Unusual pigmentation in the mouth may be something a benign as racial pigmentation or a freckle or an concerning as cancer such as a melanoma. The only way of getting an accurate answer is have the lesion evaluated by a specialist and obtaining a biopsy of the tissue, usually a simple in office procedure done under local anesthesia. ...Read more
I noticed a brown spot under my tooth and then saw it on my gum line I brush everyday and mouth wash. Is this something to get checked right away?
Time for an exam: It means you are long overdue for a dental examination. Cannot possibly determine over the internet if your actual gingiva is brown or if you have calculus deposits that are stained. Either way, call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
After the periodontist poke around my mouth to see gums with his tools, I have a dark little brownish spot on gums. Did he damage my gum? Will it heal
Didn't damage gums: And it will heal. You may have pocketing, so follow the advice given to you. ...Read more
All of them: There are many vitamins that when lacking, cause dental problems; but, recommended daily allowances are only the dosages of vitamins that are minimum to prevent deficiency syndromes. The optimal amount of vitamins for health is still debatable. Good balanced nutrition is vital to good health and healing. If eating balanced healthy food is too difficult, our office recomends pharmanex sups. ...Read more
Could be...: Tooth pain is best diagnosed by a dentist who has the ability to take an x-ray, examine the tooth area, probe the gums and then come to a conclusion. See a dentist to prevent your situation from intensifying. A little cavity is so much less expensive and less uncomfortable than a crown, root canal or extraction. Prevention is the real key in dentistry. ...Read more
Trauma to teeth/gums: It's extremely important that you see your dentist right away. Trauma to teeth can result in fractures to teeth and other dental problems that you might not be aware of. After examining you and taking some x-rays to be sure, your dentist can tell you what to expect, if you need follow-up visits and how long it will take for everything to get back to normal. ...Read more
Good 1st step: Treating active gum disease requires more than a cleaning. It requires rigorous maintenance on your part. Sometimes surgery is required. Please talk to your dentist about the complexity and severity of your gum disease, the treatment plan going forward, and if the services of a periodontist, a gum specialist, are warranted. ...Read more
Depends: I would go to a Dentist for a checkup. Gum discoloration can be caused by many things including thrush or leukoplakia a precancerous condition, side effects of medication or a normal finding. Practice good oral care including brushing and flossing and visiting your dentist at least every 6 months. ...Read more
I noticed last night my bottom teeth had a little bit of white instead of pink gum around it. What could it be from?
Dental cleaning: If the gums are white, then it could be dead tissue sloughing off. It's not uncommon, and you should not be too concerned if it disappears. If it's a hard build-up on your teeth, then it is saliva deposits and bacteria that need to be removed with instruments - i.e. A dental cleaning. This also is common in lower teeth, but you can minimize it by flossing. ...Read more