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The bump behind top front teeth (incisive papilla?), is suddenly red and smooth when wet. Could this be from accidentally catching it with toothbrush?

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Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
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In brief: Yes

Typically we call this a pizza burn type of injury.
But it can be cause by anything from a potato chip to hot coffee. It should go away in 7-10 days. If not it should be evaluated by a dentist.

In brief: Yes

Typically we call this a pizza burn type of injury.
But it can be cause by anything from a potato chip to hot coffee. It should go away in 7-10 days. If not it should be evaluated by a dentist.
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
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In brief: Sure

You may also have bit on something hard and irritated it.
Should pass without a problem, otherwise see your dentist.

In brief: Sure

You may also have bit on something hard and irritated it.
Should pass without a problem, otherwise see your dentist.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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