• Dental Phobia Support

    Welcome! This is an online support group for anyone who is very afraid of dentistry or who suffers with dental phobia. Please note that this is NOT a general dental forum! You can find a list of them here.

    Register now to access all the features of the forum.

Tiny hard lumps near extraction site

G

GagaScared

Junior member
Joined
Jan 15, 2021
Messages
3
Location
Manchester
Hi everyone,

went to my dentist two days ago for some healing issues after my extraction (8 days after) and he’s packed and dressed the socket. Said all looked okay.

BUT since then I have 4 tiny little hard lumps in the gum. One on the inside facing my tongue and 3 on the outside facing my cheek. Can only really see the inside on when looking closely. Looks like a tiny tiny dot.

Any idea what this could be? I’m very aware they are there but not painful. Don’t want to phone my dentist again and annoy them.
 
Gordon

Gordon

Administrator
Staff member
Verified dentist
Joined
Oct 25, 2005
Messages
7,860
Could be little bits of bone from the edge of the socket or little bits of scar tissue forming, don't worry about it.
 
Top