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Small black spot on lower gum where wisdom tooth is to grow. What does this mean?

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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Ask a Dentitst

You should go see your dentist to see what it may be, if you have had a silver/amalgam filling in the tooth in front of that area it could be a simple amalgam tatoo but your dentist can help you rule things out.

In brief: Ask a Dentitst

You should go see your dentist to see what it may be, if you have had a silver/amalgam filling in the tooth in front of that area it could be a simple amalgam tatoo but your dentist can help you rule things out.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Media Najafi
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hard to tell

Black spot on the gum very difficult to diagnose without a picture.
Can you see the head of the wisdom tooth yet? Is the black spot near that? Maybe a cavity that is on the erupting wisdom tooth. Or is the spot just on the plain gum area? Has the spot just appeared or been there for a long time. Please see a dentist to rule out different causes.

In brief: Hard to tell

Black spot on the gum very difficult to diagnose without a picture.
Can you see the head of the wisdom tooth yet? Is the black spot near that? Maybe a cavity that is on the erupting wisdom tooth. Or is the spot just on the plain gum area? Has the spot just appeared or been there for a long time. Please see a dentist to rule out different causes.
Dr. Media Najafi
Dr. Media Najafi
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