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Dr. Katz, Dentist - DDS
Category: Dental
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Experience:  Dentist and Anesthesiologist for 35 years.Anesthesiology Fellow-Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.Evaluator for Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.
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Hole in skin inside lip

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Hole in skin inside lip
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 5 months ago.
Can you uplload a picture of this area? What is your question?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
When I pull my bot***** *****p away from my gums I have what looks like a small hole at the very bottom of the gum. When I am not pulling my lip it looks normal. It is not sore.
Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 5 months ago.
That is a normal looking depression created by muscle attachments on the inside of the lip.It is nothing to worry about and not pathological.It is just a variance that is seen in the muscle attachment and needs no treatment and should cause no concern.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thankyou so much for your help :)
Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 5 months ago.
You are quite welcome.There is nothing to worry about.When you get a chance,please supply a rating so that we can maintain good quality control on this site.Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 5 months ago.
Is there anything else that I can help you with?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No that's it thankyou
Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 5 months ago.
Please leave a rating so that I can move on with other customers.Thanks