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jess wrote at 2012-09-25 00:20:24
did you ever find a way o get rid of it i have the excact thing and dentist said i must miss that spot when i brush he said to make sure i get and it will go away it but its still there

Cartel wrote at 2013-08-17 16:12:31
I have the same thing and saw a dentist to determine if it was a gum disease of some sort. The dentist concluded that my gums may be bleeding and the dark black/brown spot was the actually blood sitting at the gum line and oxidizing. I have never seen my gums bleed so I did not find the answer to be appropriate for my situation. I started keeping a food and vitamin journal to determine if diet is playing a role. Would love to hear if your situation has improved.


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Lawrence Spindel DDS,


Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry, Comprehensive Dental Care


Former Clinical Instructor of Comprehensive Dentistry, and Prosthodontic Department New York University School of Dentistry. Also former instructor of Preventive Dentistry Columbia University School of Dentistry.

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1980 DDS New York University College of Dentistry 1981 GPR Manhattan VA Hospital

Awards and Honors
OKU 1980 Honor Society 1980 Long Island Academy of Odontology award for highest combined Academic and Clinical Achievement.
In 1997 he was elected to Fellowship into the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics

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