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Torus Mandibularis Removal
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
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
Benign bony growth: Torus mandibularis is a benign bony growth. However, if this is something that has developed lately, and that is growing, you should see a dentist for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
No: These are benign growths of bone.Get a more detailed answer ›
I just had my torus mandibularis removed and my dentist said I should be on a liquid diet for at least 4 weeks. How long do you say?
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
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
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
Surgical removal: Is indicated when the patient frequently traumatizes the area during chewing and speech or when fabricating a complete upper denture. ...Read more
Several: Tori represent dense growths of bone. The floor of the mouth is a highly vascular area. Some possible complications may include swelling under the tongue, infections, bruising under the chin and along the neck, and possible irritation of the tissue over the tori as it is usually very thin and can be easily traumatized if care is not taken. ...Read more
Hi, I recently dscovered that I hve torus palatinus, I've done research that it is not dangerous. Wil it affect my student visa application to australia?
No: The torus is a benign bony growth that occures in 10-15% of people. It is not a problem. ...Read more
Torus Palatinus: A torus is merely a localized overgrown of bone, completely benign, and definitely not dangerous. Since it is more pronounced than adjoining tissues and covered with a thin layer of mucosa, it may be more easily abraded by food. The main concern only occurs if one needs a removable prosthetic replacement for missing teeth and even then, it can easily be resolved. ...Read more
For a year and a half. The dentist told me it is torus palatinus, and I'm just wondering if it's dangerous?
Anatomy: A palatal tori is very common. It's just an extra bone. Hereditary as well. If you think it's the wrong diagnosis, this is something that can be ruled out pretty easily with a second opinion ...Read more
Routine procedure: Usually an easy office procedure-can be done with a local anesthetic--all depends on patients medical history and presentation of the mandibular tori (torus). ...Read more
Definitely, no: The aetiology of torus palatinus is probably multifactorial, including environmental factors and unclear interplay genetic factors. ...Read more
Outgrowth of bone: A torus (tori-plural) is a non-pathological outgrowth of bone. Opinions on causes are many and often it is a mystery why they form at all, why they form on only the upper jaw (maxilla,) lower jaw (mandible,) one side, or both sides. It is believed that tori are caused by several factors but there is not one thing that always causes tori. They may be associated with bruxism or tooth clenching. ...Read more
No: Not that we are aware of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hard painless bump on hard palate. Shrinks during night. Pushing on with tongue gets bigger. Same color as palate. Had 4 month. Scared. Not torus. : (?
Oral surgeon: Are you sure that it's not torus palatinus which is harmless? An oral surgeon or an otolaryngologist are best qualified to advise you. ...Read more
Mouth lesion: Usually cuts epithealize in 24 hours but may take a week to 2 weeks to heal even if not infected.. In the mouth because of all the bacteria it is painful consider gargling with 1 teaspoon salt in warm water 3 x a day and brushing teeth every time you eat, cuts down on bacteria which worsen the pain ...Read more
44F What would cause my torus palatanius to become red and a little sore? I just noticed it today. Was it my hot coffee?
I have a large torus on the roof of my mouth. I have developed a large deep black unbearably painful hole that won't heal. What can I do?
Can a torus appear back towards the molars? It is more towards the middle of the roof of my mouth, it's just a little farther back.
Can there be 1 small torus in the roof of the mouth or is that unlikely? Can a new one cause swelling in front of it? Can it be towards the molars?
Tori: Most tori are midline structures in the upper and lower jaw. Swelling toward molars means all bets are off. Tori don't usually swell unless some type of injury to them occurs, and the tissue over them is the usual cause of swelling, not the bone. See an oral surgeon for an exam and suggestions on management. ...Read more
Part of gum under tongue is swollen and slightly sore on the right side. I think it's my mandibular torus. Its happened before. Should I be concerned?
Swelling: Any bleeding, pain, ora as in your case swelling, should be investigated. Don't know if treatment or warranted without determining the cause of the swelling. See your Dentist. ...Read more