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Why Is A Piece Of Gum Hanging
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
Hello, after a hockey fight my helmet visor awkwardly cut my gum Bled, TINY piece of gum hanging on front tooth. Leave it? Or see a doc? Will infect?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my gums started having inflammation and a few days ago a piece of my gum started hanging out of my mouth. That piece of gum recently turned all black. Is there anything j should be concerned of?
Hi, I have extra piece of gum tissue behind my central incisor for years, it is hanging around my mouth and it is growing, is it harmful?
Not sure: Cannot tell you over the internet, sight unseen, if it is harmful. It may be caused by inflammation due to a periodontal problem, could be more serious if you are a smoker. Your local dentist, who can actually examine it and treat you, is best prepared to put your mind at ease. Give him/her a call for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had impacted canine surgery. And the tied the chain to the back of my mouth, now a piece of my gum is white and hanging. What should i do?
Post Op Eval: It it normal to go have a post-operative evaluation from your Dentist. They will be able to evaluate the level of healing and if all is progressing correctly. They must see your situation in order to evaluate and answer your questions. ...Read more
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