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I went to the orthodontist and got braces tightened. A red bump formed behind my top front teeth. Slightly painful Great oral hygene

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Incisive papilla

Covers the spot where vessels and nerves exit upper jaw & spread over palate.
Tooth movement may be pinching these tissues. Have Orthodontist check tissue. Make sure you brush area gently 2x/day. Clean between teeth (floss or Water Pik) daily. Take analgesics as needed.

In brief: Incisive papilla

Covers the spot where vessels and nerves exit upper jaw & spread over palate.
Tooth movement may be pinching these tissues. Have Orthodontist check tissue. Make sure you brush area gently 2x/day. Clean between teeth (floss or Water Pik) daily. Take analgesics as needed.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Transit irritation

It is more common in the upper jaw.
Start rinsing your mouth with a warm salt-water rinse 2 times per day.

In brief: Transit irritation

It is more common in the upper jaw.
Start rinsing your mouth with a warm salt-water rinse 2 times per day.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Inflammation

Sounds like inflammation possibly related to ortho treatment.
See dentist or orthodontist for assessment.

In brief: Inflammation

Sounds like inflammation possibly related to ortho treatment.
See dentist or orthodontist for assessment.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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