How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask bpkdds Your Own Question
bpkdds, Dentist
Category: Dental
Satisfied Customers: 136
Experience:  8 yrs private practice
Type Your Dental Question Here...
bpkdds is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Bruising on roof of mouth what causes it

Customer Question

bruising on roof of mouth what causes it
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  bpkdds replied 7 years ago.
Bruising on the roof of the mouth can have many causes. One of the more common reasons is trauma. (bit hard on something, poked the roof of you mouth.) Another reason may be a hematoma formation. This can occur if you had an injection in the area. Another thing that it could be if the bruising has been present for a long time, hemeangioma. This is a pathology of blood vessels in the area that can mimic bruising.
Hope this helped.