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What Does The Little Thin Piece That Is Attached To Your Gums And Lips Do
Frenulum: These strips of tissue are called the labial frenula. The maxillary frenulum can form an extension during infancy, which if persistent during dental eruption may lead to widely spaced central incisors. Excision of this tissue is called a frenulectomy. ...Read more
What happens when allograph tissue material is placed between my gums and teeth roots and it does not work due to the thinness of my gums?
The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?
Sore Mouth rinse: such as Orajel antiseptic sore mouth rinse can provide temporary relief. If you need more for the soreness, you can try taking a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve). The bump should resolve on its own within a few days. ...Read more
The little flab on my gum to my lower lib inside it hurts really bad when i move it.Its the the thing on my lower gum and to my bottom of my lower lip?
LUMPS INSIDE MOUTH: WHAT IS THE QUESTION? DO SEE YOUR PCP. IT COULD BE ANYTHING, BUT I DO NOT THINK IT IS SOMETHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more
I have a small gum colored nodule on my upper frenulum (under my upper lip) is this normal? Not sure if its always been there..it is not painful
I would have this: looked at by an Oral Surgeon and see what he thinks.. ...Read more
Will a frenectomy change my lip shape or smile? If my lip isn’t attached to my gums the same as before, will that mean it has a different shape after? Will my upper lip be more droopy or not stretch the same when i smile? My dentist says it’s the best way
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