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Old 06-06-2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

Hi

I have a hole in my gums just like in the picture (just behind the bottom right back molar) and that area is quite sore and it's starting to hurt now, I though nothing of it before, I thought it was just sore gums that would go away with bonjela.

Also, there is an unpleasant smell from the hole.

I'm going to make an appointment with my dentist ASAP tomorrow. Is it serious? Is it easy to treat? I'm just a bit worried... Thanks.

Aadam.
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Old 06-06-2011, 01:04 PM   #2
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Re: Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

Hi,
It looks like it might be a fistula. If the tooth has infection near the root, the infection tries to find a way to the surface. That forms a fistula, or tract, that works it's way to the surface forming a hole.

You do need to have it addressed by a dentist. He'll want to xray the area to see what's happening with that tooth.

Good luck! Do let us know how you are.

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Old 06-07-2011, 03:46 AM   #3
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Re: Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

You have a wisdom tooth coming through.
Nice teeth, and good pic.

 
Old 06-07-2011, 03:42 PM   #4
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Re: Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

LOL, yep, that's another little toothie!

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Old 06-08-2011, 09:24 AM   #5
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Re: Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

Hi ,

This is your wisdom tooth ...

don't worry, it is not dangerous at all.

most time wisdom teeth have troubles when the grow up and the gum may
be inflamed several times.

you have to brush your teeth regularly and use mouth wash.


Thanks

 
Old 06-15-2011, 05:19 PM   #6
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Re: Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

I showed your pic to my dentist while I was there today. He says it's a wisdom tooth.

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Re: Why is there a hole in my gums?! [w/ pictures]

i am currently going through that now i was scared but now i see what it is

 
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