I have braces and there is a t
  I have braces and there is a t

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I have braces and there is a tiny bit of my gum that is resting on my front tooth! I tried pulling it with twissors but it really hurts. Will it fall off? What should I do? Thanks

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Dear Patient, Do not try to pull or remove the extended gum tissue all by yourself because an innocuous looking thing may lead to complication. The gum tissue it appears may be due to irritation of the gum with ortho wire or brace. It wont fall by itself but can easily be removed after using an anaesthetic spray by a Dentist. Please revisit you dentist and avoid future complications like laceration and in long run, aesthetics

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