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how to treat gum discoloration

Discussion in 'Dental' started by docjenz, Aug 20, 2005.

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  1. docjenz

    docjenz Junior Member

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    how do u treat blackish gum discoloration due to metal prosthesis irritation?
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    OMFSCardsFan Senior Member

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    What kind of prosthesis? RPD? You're not talking about the metal collar of a PFM showing through the free gingiva, are you?
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    Spray paint works well.
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    Actually the process of mixing pain is very technique sensitive! It's hard for those guys at Home De-pot to get an exact match to the gum color! Don't try that at home!
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    Remove the metal prosthesis to prevent further irritation?! and hope the gum will recover.
    if it's a amalgam tattoo then you have to surgically remove it. Tissue graft, do nothing (nonpathological) or spray pain will do.

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