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I want to remove some pigmentations on my teeth ( by a dentist) is it safee .. Can it cause any side effects?
Get an exam: It is probably nothing to worry about but the only way to know for sure is to get a dental exam. Depending on your ethnicity, pigment patterns vary in oral mucosa and silver amalgam filings sometimes cause tattooing in adjacent skin. Get it looked at to be sure.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yellowish brown saliva in the morning 10 or more days after tooth extraction. No other symtoms. Is this normal? Should I be concerned?
Normal: Normal. No problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just noticed a tiny mole-like dot on the inside of my left cheek, above my wisdom tooth. Melanoma? My dad once had a pre-cancerous mole removed.
Likely benign: Pigmented lesions can be seen in the oral cavity. The most common are benign such as melanotic macules, nevi, smoker's melanosis, amalgam and graphite tattoos, racial pigmentation, and vascular blood-related pigments occur with some frequency. If it has been there for a while, it's likely benign. If it is relatively new, then follow up with your dentist/oral surgeon to rule out other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every time one of my bad tooths keeps hurting my right gets very painful pains. What can I do to stop this from happening?
Dental treatment: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is baking powder is gud for tooths. If s den tel me how to use..If not den tel me d disadvantages of using it.?
Varies: Can be permanent.Get a more detailed answer ›
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