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Why do some of my teeth have a slight browning by the gum line?

Why do some of my teeth have a slight browning by the gum line?

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

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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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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

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

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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?

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

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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!

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!

See a dentist: Sounds like cavities and gum disease. But it's not possible to diagnose without some X-rays and an exam. You must see a dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Little brown patch/chip near gum line on the front of a bottom tooth 2 over from the front teeth. Sound familiar?

Little brown patch/chip near gum line on the front of a bottom tooth 2 over from the front teeth. Sound familiar?

Yes: Sounds like a cervical cavity, at a minimum stained enamel or cementum. Could even be calculus. Impossible to tell without visualization, that's why it's important you call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See Dentist: What you are seeing could be a variety of things. You would need to see your dentist so they can take a look and take x-rays. There are no natural remedies to get rid of it. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Temporary: It is temporary and can only be polished off by a professional. My guess is this was prescribed to increase the chances of success of your surgery and will soon be discontinued ...Read more

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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 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

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Child 13 years. Bottom left tooth with small brown specks possibly cavity. Would general pain in surrounding gum be normal with cavity?

Child 13 years. Bottom left tooth with small brown specks possibly cavity. Would general pain in surrounding gum be normal with cavity?

Needs examination: Firstly, we cannot tell, over the internet if this is a primary tooth or an adult tooth. If a primary tooth, the secondary tooth may be trying to erupt, causing the gum pain... This is only a guess. It is really best that the child sees his/her own dentist. ...Read more

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Tiny brownish flat spot on gum where wisdom tooth used to be appear today, not sure what it is?

Tiny brownish flat spot on gum where wisdom tooth used to be appear today, not sure what it is?

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

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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

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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

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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?

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?

Brown Spots: Could be a range of things. Decay, decalcification which can be a precursor to decay, stain, fluorosis, etc. See a dentist to evaluate and treat if needed, which may involve treating the areas as well as prevention. Don't let it get worse if it is decay. ...Read more

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My gums are turning brown in multiple places and sore along with dry mouth what does that mean?

My gums are turning brown in multiple places and sore along with dry mouth what does that mean?

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

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Can laminates on teeth cause gum problem?

Can laminates on teeth cause gum problem?

Laminates: If
the laminates were designed and placed properly
and
you practice correct oral hygiene
they should not cause gum problems. ...Read more

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I see white between gum and teeth. What is it?

I see white between gum and teeth. What is it?

If there's infection: And it is an oozing white thick liquid associated with pain, it can be a drainage from an abscess, e.g. Periodontal abscess. Please see your dentist to determine the condition. ...Read more

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Which vitamin is good for teeths and gums health?

Which vitamin is good for teeths and gums health?

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

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One of my back teeth hurts, could it be from gum?

One of my back teeth hurts, could it be from gum?

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

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When will my gum heal after being kicked in the teeth?

When will my gum heal after being kicked in the teeth?

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

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Iv had my teeth cleaned dose that mean my gum deisea has gone?

Iv had my teeth cleaned dose that mean my gum deisea has gone?

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

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What can cause teeth to turn black in between them at the gum lines?

What can cause teeth to turn black in between them at the gum lines?

Stains: Staining is often caused by the foods we like. Black stain can be caused by coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine, apple juice, iron supplements. ... ...Read more

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The gum around my teeth are turning white. Is it any symptom or is it normal?

The gum around my teeth are turning white. Is it any symptom or is it normal?

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

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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