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Well i have noticed that behind the front two teeth (upper ones), a small portion of gum in the v shaped gap between the teeth has slightly come out... i noticed it a couple of days back... soo i was wondering if this will resolve on its own by improving my brushing habits or would i require like some graft or smtn (have been freaking myself going through the internet and searching for solutions)... this is noticable as the with the tongue i can feel like the pointy end of the gum and raise it ever so slightly...

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hi pratyush
its just a flash in the pan.
rinse with warm water, avoid biting on hard crusty food from front teeth and dip an interdental brush/floss in mouthwash and clean the front two teeth. alternatively you can dip a small cone shaped cotton peice in mouthwash and jam it in between the space for about 5min 3 times a day.
once the inflammation dies down, visit a dentist and get your teeth cleaned for any tartar deposits.
best wishes
dr mayank  

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dr mayank kaurani BDS, MDS

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rootcanals, cosmetic dentistry, dental pain, cavities, tooth colored fillings, endodontic diagnosis, post & cores, ceramic veneers, composite fillings, dental whitening, bleaching etc. please remember: i cannot treat you online and neither can i touch your teeth or test their health! i can give you general suggestions and critically evaluate various treatments and offer my advice.

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14 years of clinical experience. i am a professor in a postgraduate dental school, in the department of endodontics. my primary field of specialization is in endodontics and conservative dentistry. i am a consultant endodontist in private dental clinics and run my own clinic restricted to conservative dentistry & endodontics since 2006.

Organizations
DENTAL SPA, JAIPUR (INDIA). Mahatma Gandhi Dental College, jaipur(india)

Publications
new york state dental journal journal of contemporary dental practise

Education/Credentials
BDS, MDS (conservative dentistry & endodontics)

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