White spot on lower gum - Doctor answers
I have tiny red spots on the back of the roof of my mouth and a white spot on my lower gums, which feels sore in that area. What could this be?
I have a small white dot on my lower gums. I noticed my gum hurt a couple days ago but the white spot just showed up today. What is it?
I have this "cyst like" thing that pops up on my lower right gums every night but disappears in the morning. Same spot. What is this? Uncomfortable..
Could be: Could be mucocele, caused by partially blocked salivary gland duct, or a draining abscess! An infection. Othor possibilities but these are the most probable. Please we your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for examination, differential diagnosis, and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a black spot on my lower gum for about 6 months now where my wisdom tooth used to be. My my wisdom tooth was pulled 9 years ago..
I am concerned about a red spot on my lower gum. Would like to know if this may be a sign of oral cancer.?
Does this white spot on my gum mean I have gingivitis? I have a whitish spot or splotch on the lower left side of my gum that's been there for a couple weeks now. Cleaning doesn't seem to make any difference. Is this a sign of gum disease? .
Depends: Depends cuz White spots can be many things but most common issues with lower front teeth = repeated tissue trauma, plaque & normal bone deposited or blanching of the tissue due to muscle attachment. Now worries though & if you are still concerned I would have a local dentist veal the area ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had my lower last tooth removed 4 days ago cuz of decay probably have gum disease the spot now is black and yellowish and so is the cheeck next to it?
Bruise likely: Most surgery involves bleeding and the more blood into the tissues the more it will discolor the tissue until removed by the body's normal functioning repair mechanism. If you are patient the tissue will usually return to normal color in a few more days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dds 2.5hours away many tender spots on lower gums after full mouth extractions march 19 red with white spot in center left msg with dds possibilities?
May be normal: It may be perfectly normal and still in the process of healing. Are you wearing any dentures that might be irritating the gums? This is just my best guess and would actually have to be seen in person by a dentist. Aren't there any closer dentists near you to see if necessary? ...Read more
I have had a sore spot on my gum right under my lower front teeth. I thought I injured it when brushing my teeth in a hurry. I it has not gone away and its been a week so I looked and I have a small oblong open lesion on my gum that is painful. I also
Is this the only lesion, or do you have any others? It could be an aphthous ulcer, which may have formed from the toothbrush trauma. They usually last a week to ten days.
A differential diagnosis of a lesion, over the internet, sight unseen, is not prudent. Your best bet is to go to your dentist or an oral surgeon to have them take a look to be absolutely sure. ...Read more
Have developed a new blue and black spot on lower jaw in old extraction spot I have bad gum disease, only have 17 teeth left, very bad tmj. Cancer?
Differential...: Could be a number of things. Ethnic pigmentation depending on your racial background, a blue nevus (special kind of mole essentially), an amalgam tattoo (small piece of amalgam filling material that stains the surrounding tissue over time), varicosity (large blood vessel...Think vericose veins in your legs...Unlikely though). Get a dentist to look at it, but don't lose any sleep over it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is white lump on my gum since 8 or 9 months alongwith black spots on my lower lips what is it? Can you please tell me
No: Cannot tell you without an examination. Lots of things cause white spots and/or dark discoloration, some innocuous, some life threatening. Important that you see a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon immediately. ...Read more
I just noticed black spots along the front of My lower gum line, as well as some erosion. I've been dipping for close to 20 years now. Tooth loss?
Full mouth extractions march 19...Few tender spots on lower gum one has bone splinter starting to work it's way out...Ok to use oragel or similar?
Call your surgeon: The "splinter" may not be that at all... It might be the edge of the socket. If so, it will need to be smoothed down. If it is a bone spicule, your dentist can easily tease it out painlessly and quickly, allowing your gums to heal that much faster. Give the office a call. ...Read more
After I brushed my teeth I noticed some red spots around my canine on my upper and lower gums. What can it be? It doesn't hurt & it's not swollen.
Do the gray spots on my gums mean I have actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis? I'm a smoker, and lately I've noticed some gray spots or residue on my lower gum. I've seen some pretty scary pictures of actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, and am won
Snug is characterized by a very foul odor that comes out of the mouth. It can be picked up from several feet away.
Nevertheless, since you are a smoker, and have placed yourself in a risk category, a with a periodontist is highly recommended.
www. Perio. Org will have a link to a periodontist near you.
Best of luck,
dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read more