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Treatments For Torus Palatinus
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Torus trauma: The mucosa over the torus is fragile and easily injured, and it is possible for ulcers to form on the area of the tori due to repeated trauma. Most mouth ulcers don't require specific treatment, as they will usually heal on their own within 7-14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What can I do to treat torus palatinus at home if that's what i have? It's a lump on the roof of my mouth, it's hard and smooth, not painful.
No Home Treatment: A torus palatinus is a dense benign growth of bone, usually in the midline of the hard palate. The growith can appear in various shapes and sizes. They are indicated for removal in individuals who are going to have an upper partial or complete denture made where the bone may interfere with the appliance or in individuals where the bone may cause speech or hygiene problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bump in the middle on the roof of my mouth. For thelast 4 days, i noticed it was sore and had a little red cut or sore on it. Is it serious? Could it be torus palatinus?
What do you advise if i suspect I have a torus palatinus growing on the roof of my mouth. Should what do you advise if i see a dentist or an ent?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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