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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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Last night I was fine but then when I woke up this morning,

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Last night I was fine but then when I woke up this morning, right behind my last tooth on the bottom and I'm worried it's something bad or if it's infected, looking at it, it looks like there is a cut on my gum right behind the last tooth on the bottom left side which on that last tooth I have a filling there. I don't think it's the wisdom teeth because it's just on the bottom on that side. I ate a potato last night and I it was very hot and I burnt my tongue and roof of my mouth, does it have to do with that?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Behere replied 2 years ago.


To help me make a better diagnosis, can you upload a photo of that area here?

You can refer to these step-by-step instructions to upload your photo:

Alternatively, you can just use an external photo sharing site like and copy-paste the URL of the image here.

Dr. Behere