How do I get rid of mandibular tori?

How do I get rid of mandibular tori?

Traditional surgical mandibular tori removal requires general anesthesia, with traditional surgical techniques to remove the growth. Waterlase tori removal uses a laser and a stream of water to remove the bony growths without drilling.

What is a Tori bone?

Torus or Tori (plural) is a benign bone growth in the mouth, and in 90 percent of cases, there is a torus on both the left and right sides of your oral cavity, making this an overwhelmingly bilateral condition. This oral abnormality normally does not cause any serious damage.

How common is torus Mandibularis?

Torus mandibularis is a bony growth that develops on the lower jaw, beneath and on the side of the tongue. Tori affects about 27 out of every 1,000 adults, reports the National Institutes of Health (NIH), though it’s not as well-known as other oral health conditions.

What causes excessive bone growth in the mouth?

Some individuals present with excess bone growth around their jaw bone next to their teeth or at the roof of the mouth. The excess bone growth may be hereditary and/or environmental. Studies have shown that tooth clenching and grinding may lead to excess bone growth.

What is the bone in the roof of your mouth called?

The torus palatinus, or palatinus torus, is a type of bony growth or protrusion at the roof of the mouth, or palate.

What causes mandibular tori?

Mandibular tori are caused due to several factors. More commonly in early adult life and it is associated with bruxism. Stress in the jaw bone is another factor of tori. Face and jaw regarding injuries or trauma are probable causes of tori.

What causes torus palatinus?

Researchers aren’t exactly sure what causes torus palatinus, but they strongly suspect it may have a genetic component such that a person with torus palatinus might pass the condition on to their children. Other possible causes include: Diet.