Oral Health

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Posted by: Vonkie | 2012/03/07

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White spots on the gums

I had a root canal treatment 3years ago, last week I visited the dentist to put a crown over that tooth, as it was suggested. I was injected and a ''temporary crown'' was fitted. I have another appointment two weeks from now for a permanent crown, but now I have two white spots where the needle went in, the spots are getting bigger, deeper and not so painful though. What could be cause? Can a mouth wash help?

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

It's the trauma from the needle. It should have settled after a week. If it's getting bigger, see your dentist. A mouthwash will not help

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012/03/07

It's the trauma from the needle. It should have settled after a week. If it's getting bigger, see your dentist. A mouthwash will not help

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