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Gum question

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Mayo

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Hello,

when I was getting my crown redone on #8 last Friday, the dentist decided to pull out his laser and remove some of the excess gum tissue on that tooth so that it would match the other front tooth next to it. He gave me instructions on how to keep it clean so the tissue will be healed by the time I go back in for the permanent tooth. It’s been a week today, and it seems like the gum is growing back.

Is this normal? It seems like it may just be going back to where my gum line was before, but it’s only been a week. Photos attached. The first one was taken the night of, then each one after was taken every few days. The very last one was taken just now.
 

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Gordon

Gordon

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It does look like it's heading back. I assume your dentist will want a second go at it when you attend again. That's a very nice temp crown BTW :)
 
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