Top 20 Doctor insights on: Torn gum tissue
Is it normal to have gum tissue sloughing off after a crown prep (in the area of the prep)? If not, what are the possible/likely causes?
Tissue sloughing is not normal under any circumstances. Did you have an impression taken after the crown preparation? You may have had a reaction to the materials used to retract the gum tissue, or to the impression material.
Or perhaps a reaction to any anesthetic used in the gum tissue around the tooth.
In any case, return to have your dentist examine the area. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Gum lesions?: Depending on the clinical picture, gums can "peel" or slough off due to gum disease, trauma, viral, bacteria or other miscellaneous causes. You would need to see a laser periodontist for a complete evaluation. The nd/yag laser can sometimes help in a big way in these situations. Www. Drgums. Com. ...Read more
Surgical aid: Gtr is a procedure used to stimulate bone and gum tissue growth when done in combination with flap surgery. A small piece of mesh-like fabric is inserted between the bone and gum tissue. This keeps the gum tissue from growing into the area where the bone should be, allowing the bone and connective tissue to regrow and restore lost bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperplasia: If you have gum tissue growing into dental decay, it means you have a pretty large cavity. The tooth needs to be evaluated to determine if it is even restorable. If it is, the gum tissue can be trimmed away and the tooth restored. See a local dentist for further advice.... ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not especially: What was done or what is your situation that caused the inflamed gum tissue? Knowing that would help us answer your question more completely and accurately. One of the best ways to help things heal in general is to keep them clean, eat a healthy diet, avoid further irritation and get sufficient rest. If you have had recent dental treatment, ask your dentist for more specific advice. ...Read more
See a dentist!: Gingival tissue that is separating from the tooth forming a pocket like that could be indicative of periodontal problems. The sooner you are examined and treated the sooner your problem will be arrested. You really can't do anything personally to correct periodontal defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two issues: The larger the graft the less it shrinks and the color of the tissue is determined by the donor site. Folks to tend to scar or get keloids, tend to wind up with lumpier grafts. If that disturbes a patient, it can be trimmed later. I would not do that for three to six months after the graft. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it common to lose gum tissue after an extraction? Also, is it a bad thing to keep gauze over the whole 3-5 days after the extraction?
Yes and yes: When tooth removed bone/gums recede. An extracted tooth usually requires replacement to prevent collapse of the remaining dentition. Gauge should be used until bleeding stops, no longer. Please return to your Dentist to discuss these issues with him/her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This will vary depending on where you live, how many teeth need grafting, etc. You should get opinions from two different periodontists. ...Read more
Can it happen to many people who have advanced gum recession that any type of soft tissue grafting just would not help? Where do the gums go to?
Gum disease: Recession is a sign of gum disease. You have lost bone. Grafting can only help if you have enough bone to maintain your teeth. Grafting is done to be able to maintain the soft tissue attachment to protect the bone. A periodontist can evaluate your situation to help you keep your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello I noticed I have a small black dot on my gum the mark takes up the surface area of the very tip of my gum tissue. The part looks like a triangle?
I seems have herpes on my gum tissue. My ex has those and did not know until now. What type of risk in my feauture if I have oral herpes?
2 years ago bitting my nails and cut my gum tissue on the front lower tooth really bad... piece of gum tissue is still just hanging there.
Only have 1mm of hard gum tissue covering lower canine. It has receded due to gum disease however under control. Will further recession happen anyway?
Swollen gum tissue: Swollen gum tissue behind your back tooth is called an operculum. It can be redundant, excess tissue, tissue left over following removal of a wisdom tooth, or the flap of tissue covering an erupting wisdom tooth. Visit your dentist to have him/her check it out for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a biopsy of the gum tissue, it came bk with traces off bruising please wot causes that 2 happen thankyou?
Biopsy results: The best person to answer this question for you is the dentist who took the biopsy. He\she knows your complete medical and dental history and has personally examined you as well. We can only give you a list of possibilities while your own dentist can either determine the exact cause or give you a pretty good educated guess. Discuss this issue with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer