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Gum flap on wisdom tooth
Hi I have got gum flap on my wisdom tooth. The tooth is not fully erupted and the skin has come over the tooth. The doctor has prescribed me antibiotics. What should be the next step, how will this be cured
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It seems like you have a gum flap over your partially erupted wisdom tooth. This condition can occur when the gum tissue fails to fully recede, resulting in a flap covering part of the tooth. It's important to follow your doctor's advice and take the prescribed antibiotics as they can help prevent infection and reduce inflammation. In most cases, the gum flap will resolve on its own as the tooth continues to erupt. However, if the flap persists or causes discomfort, you may need further treatment. It's best to consult with a dental professional who can assess your specific situation and provide appropriate recommendations. In some cases, the dentist may suggest a procedure called a gingivectomy, which involves removing the excess gum tissue and allowing the tooth to fully emerge. Alternatively, if the wisdom tooth is impacted or causing other issues, your dentist may recommend extraction. I recommend scheduling an appointment with a dentist or oral surgeon who can evaluate your condition, provide an accurate diagnosis, and suggest the most appropriate treatment plan. They will consider factors such as the position of the tooth, the severity of symptoms, and your overall oral health. Remember, only a dental professional can provide you with personalized advice based on a thorough examination. They will guide you through the treatment options and help you make an informed decision.
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Go for opg xray If the wisdom tooth is impacted then go for extraction
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This  type  of problem is common  in wisdom  tooth. Sometimes  minor gum  sugery  may  cure. Many times  tooth  have to  remove  under  opg or cbct guidance. .
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Periconitis is the case Scaling - teeth cleaning and maintaining oral hygiene will help if not resoved by this then Operculectomy - Gums reshaping surgery may be advised. or after X ray evaluation sometimes wisdom tooth extraction may be recommonded.
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visit dentist asap.
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A gum flap on a wisdom tooth refers to excess gum tissue that covers part or all of the tooth. It can cause problems such as trapping food debris, difficulty in cleaning irritation or pain. If it causes issues, it's best to see a dentist or oral surgeon who may recommend removing the flap through a procedure called an operculectomy
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visit your locat dentist
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do warm saline gargle
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Hello. 1)Get and OPG done. 2)If your tooth is erupting in proper position then go for OPERCULECTOMY ,(removal of flap ) 3)If it's stuck in bone get it Extracted *Note medication will give temporary relief*
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kindly visit a nearby dental surgeon for a physical examination,evaluation and treatment plan
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*Advised localised cleaning *Advised to maintain good oral hygiene in that area. *Advised Warm salt water gargle or Betadine gargle Hope your question is answered
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Hello By antibiotic ur gum infection ll fine ,after medication if gum flap is same Thn u can go for removal Of that flap
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Get an x ray(Digital OPG) done, to check the space and orientation of wisdom tooth. If tooth is in right origin and proper space for fully eruption. Then if required,  operculectomy can be done. And if it's otherwise,  then removal of wisdom tooth is advised.
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Visit a local oral and Maxillofacial surgeon for physical evaluation and treatment.
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