NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Face and Jaw Surgery
Scar tissue on gums
CAN SCAR TISSUE BE REMOVED FROM UPPER GUM AREA. PAIN AND BURNING EVERY DAY FOR MONTHS. PLEASE HELP
The information you have provided is insufficient to answer your question. I need to know:
- Why you have a scar?
- What caused it?
- How long has this been going on?
- How old are you?
- The status of your teeth, etc.
In general, scar tissue can be excised based upon the location and extent of scar. In some regions it may need to be reconstructed and/or grafted further.
Likith V Reddy, MD, DDS, FACS
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati