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i have been wearing a orthodontic plate at night and recently it caused a small blister on my gum. the blister broke and now i have a very small hole in the gum with the tooth slightly visible through it. will the gum regrow around/over the hole or do i have to get dental help.
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replied March 7th, 2011
I have had something similar (see HERE and the white area behind the hole looked like bone or the tooth root, but it turned out to be some sort of bony deposit. The eventually come out and heal over quickly, but I have no idea what causes them.
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