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I have a piece of gum hanging from the front of my tooth after i cut it while flossing about 2 years ago. it is not going down and it is still rising?

I have a piece of gum hanging from the front of my tooth after i cut it while flossing about 2 years ago. it is not going down and it is still rising?

Gum swelling?: Hello, without seeing a picture of how your gums look I would guess that you got something stuck inside your gums. If you get bleeding now when you floss then it's very likely something is lodged underneath. You can gently floss again now to see if you can dislodge anything or try to rinse with salt water focusing on the front area. See a dentist if there is no improvement in a day or so. ...Read more

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I have a piece of gum just hanging from my front tooth ever since i found out that i was pregnant it has been there, did i mention that was a year ago?

I have a piece of gum just hanging from my front tooth ever since i found out that i was pregnant it has been there, did i mention that was a year ago?

Pregnancy gingivitis: Pregnancy gingivitis is caused by the hormonal changes that increase the blood flow to the gum tissue and cause your gums to be more sensitive, irritable, and swollen. This is very common in the earlier phases of pregnancy. Maintaining proper oral hygiene is necessary to reduce the inflammation. I strongly recommend you visit your dentist for a professional consultation and evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the piece of gum hanging out after getting wisdom teeth removal?

What is the piece of gum hanging out after getting wisdom teeth removal?

Loose gum.: Sometimes, after a wisdom tooth is removed, the gum tissue will be "flapping". Some dentists leave it that way and other dentists will either remove it or stitch it to the rest of the gum. No matter which way, it will eventually heal and you'll be fine. ...Read more

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Baby gums cut, bleeding little, piece hanging?

Baby gums cut, bleeding little, piece hanging?

Don't worry: No treatment needed - it will resolve on its own. If concerned see your pediatrician or a pediatric dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How come my gum is kind of hanging out in the front?

How come my gum is kind of hanging out in the front?

See a periodontist: If your gum is separated from its attachment then you have gum problems which needs to be evaluated and treated by a periodontist. ...Read more

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I have a black string of gum hanging around where I got my pericornitis removed and it was bleeding a lot. Is this normal?

I have a black string of gum hanging around where I got my pericornitis removed and it was bleeding a lot. Is this normal?

Follow up visit: Your post did not say how long ago you had the procedure, but it might be wise to have your dentist take a look. It might just be a bit of gum tissue. ...Read more

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My daughter is 6yr and she lost her top tooth but their is a flappy looking gum it looks like hanging out of where she lost tooth any suggestions?

My daughter is 6yr and she lost her top tooth but their is a flappy looking gum it looks like hanging out of where she lost tooth any suggestions?

Epulis: this is a benign granuloma arising from the mucosal lining of the alveoler edge it needs to be removed specially if it gives a problem when chewing you need to see your oral surgeon ...Read more

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