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Why Do I Have White Spots On My Gums
Gum problems: There any number of causes for your symptoms. If you have a regular dentist, I would see him as soon as you can. He may employ the help of a periodontist for final diagnosis depending on what he finds. In my opinion without seeing for myself, it sounds like a fairly uncommon condition called anug- acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. See your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more
Consult dds ASAP: Many reasons. See your dentist ASAP.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: If they were thereu before appointment, check w dentist. If they were not there before appointment, ck w dentist. May be as innocuous as canker sores. ...Read more
I have small tiny white spots on my gums that don't hurt. It seems to be less visible after I gargle water with salt. I noticed a week ago. What is it?
Tissue damage: Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful oxidizer. The bubbling that you see is form the breakdown into oxygen and water. This can kill bacteria in your mouth but it can also kill normal cells. The white spots that you see in your mouth is tissue damage. Do not rinse with full strength hydrogen peroxide. It can hurt more than it helps. There are better ways to lighten teeth. See a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I brushed my teeth with baking soda n peroxide and I ended up with white spots on my gums now im concerned I might have been poisoned by peroxide??
I brushed my teeth with peroxide and baking soda...when I was done there was white spots on my gums. It's a day later and my gums are bleeding little?
Peroxide is Strong!: The peroxide probably bleached the pigment and then burned your gums. When we use peroxide in the mouth, we custom make trays to hold the material on the teeth, but away from the gums. I feel that hydrogen peroxide should be dilute 50/50 when used as a rinse. Do yourself a favor and buy toothpaste that has these ingredients in the paste. Baking soda is too abrasive to be used directly. ...Read more
So I grind my teeth at night and have my wisdom teeth comin in. I've realized white spots on my gums they aren't sore, im just worried. What are they?
There is no way to diagnose this without a visual examination and additional information.
Call your dentist for an examination. ...Read more
If I have white spots and dark red spots on my gums and tongue, but they get better when I stop using Oysco500 +D?
Hard pressed: I'm hard pressed to see a relationship between calcium supplement and the lesions you describe. White and red lesions on pink tissue should be examined if they don't completely dissapear in 10-14 days. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for differential diagnosis and, if necessary, treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This may be an infection called herpetic stomatitis, which is an infection from the herpes simplex virus. Or, it may be multiple aphthous ulcers (canker sores).
You should have this examined by your dentist, but in either case, they should heal spontaneously in 7-10 days.
Your dentist can suggest some remedies to control the pain. ...Read more
White Spots: First off: stop chewing. One of the worse habits that someone can do to themselves. White lesions associated with "dipping" is the first sign of cellular change which means cells are in a dysplastic stage meaning possible beginning stages of cancer. Of all cancers; oral cancer is the most debilitating due to the surgery needed to remove. Jeffrey r. Briney, d.D.S. ...Read more
I have somewhat painful tiny white spot on the top of my gum on the right side There are some other white spots higher up that don't hurt wht cld it b?
Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more
Will the white spots go away after using hydrogen peroxide for a rinse and can it damage your gums?
There are some small dot like white spots on my gum after 3 days of my tooth being extracted. It feels bit irritated but not painful and is just a lit?
My gum is slightly brown above my teeth and has some white spots which are consisted of very small white dots themselves, what are these?
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