Why does my tooth have a white bump?

Why does my tooth have a white bump?

Technically called white spot lesions; they are a sign of early decay. White spot lesions may be due to fluorosis (overexposure of fluoride to the teeth), enamel hypoplasia (thinner development of the enamel on teeth), demineralization of the enamel on the teeth, low calcium diet, and poor oral hygiene.

What are the bumps on the bottom of my teeth?

The ridges are also known as mamelons. They are rounded bumps on the edge of a tooth. Like the other parts of the tooth’s outer covering, they are made of enamel. In French, the word mamelon means “nipple.” It refers to the way each bump protrudes from a tooth.

How do you get rid of white bits on your teeth?

Treatments

  1. Enamel microabrasion. Some people may be able to have microabrasion done to treat their white spots.
  2. Teeth whitening or bleaching. Whitening or bleaching teeth can help to reduce the appearance of white spots and other stains.
  3. Dental veneer.
  4. Topical fluoride.
  5. Composite resin.

What causes bony lump behind lower front teeth?

These lumps are behind lower teeht that have been being squeezed together for about 30 years by a one and only wisdom tooth on that side. They have been pushed so hard, they have chipped edges and some pieces on top edges. So I thought that they may be roots that sprung out of the sides of these teeth. I forget the name of this condition.

What do hard lumps on your gums look like?

Fibromas are painless. They usually feel like hard, smooth, dome-shaped lumps. Occasionally, they look more like dangling skin tags. They may look either darker or lighter than the rest of your gums. In most cases, fibromas don’t require treatment. However, if it’s very large, your doctor can surgically remove it. 5. Pyogenic granuloma

What are the lumps behind my wisdom teeth?

One BB and one Pea sized. They were about half that size 6-7 years ago. I read somewhere that teeth will sprout new roots when tramatized. These lumps are behind lower teeht that have been being squeezed together for about 30 years by a one and only wisdom tooth on that side.

Is there a hard lump under my tongue?

I have a hard bony lump/growth underneath the gum, behind my lower front teeth, in front of my tongue. It is very hard, does not hurt and has been very very slowly growing towards my tongue over the years. It is not growing upward. I am not a frequent visitor to the dentist (lots of bad experiences as a youngster).