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I have a couple hard bumps on the lower gums behind my front

Customer Question

i have a couple hard bumps on the lower gums behind my front teeth. They don't hurt, but worrying me.
JA: Are you experiencing any swelling? Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss?
Customer: they used to but after using extenisve mouth wash and brushing over the past couple weeks they dont bleed unless i really scrub or floss hard. Also the bumps seem to be symmetrical, meaning they are on both side of my gumline
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.
Customer: the bumps are hard and pointy. little discoloration
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. G replied 10 days ago.

What you are describing sounds like mandibular tori. These are benign bony growths. Do yours look at all similar to this picture?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
but way smaller. i have another one on my top gums right side, all the way in the back facing my cheek. They are hard, no pain

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