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For as long as I have known I have had a cluster of white dots on my guns right above my left front tooth. They have no grown or changed. I have asked both my dentist and oral surgeon about them and they both dismissed them as they were nothing. I was doing some research online would these be considered fordcye glands? Can they occur on the gum tissue?

from what i can see in the picture, you might be right with your diagnosis...and yes these granules can be found anywhere intramurally.

i always refer to an oral surgeon when i want a definitive diagnosis. you did see one and he said all was fine so you should not have to worry. if anything changes, give that surgeon a call right away so that he can reevaluate things.

good luck

jeff dalin, dds


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