I had a dental bone graft last February (2007). A synthetic material was used. There was a slight amount of extra material, which the periodontist said would normally come out with rinsing and waterpicking. The gum tissue grew over this extra piece initially.
After about a week, the periodontist saw that the gum was growing over the extra piece of material and removed it. The removal was pretty painful. Since then, the gum in that area is constantly irritated and sensitive. The periodontist says she can't see any active disease in the spot and seems perplexed. So am I!
Anyone have any wisdom to offer? Thanks.
Know the five types of psoriasis and how to spot flares.
Newer diabetes treatments can suppress appetite and aid weight loss.
Try these tips to get your salivary glands back into action.
Constipation is a common side effect of opioid and narcotic pain medicines.
Is it sensitive skin or something else?