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Question by  Anjou (48)

What is lingual tori?


Answer by  Derbyboo (442)

They are normal exostoses that occur bilaterally in the mouth. They are harmless unless they grow too large; if removed they will not grow back. They are often mistaken for bony tumors which they are not, especially if they look like a cauliflower. Take care not to scratch the gum covering on the bones or infection can set in.


Answer by  minisudhakaran (77)

Excess production of testosteron produce secondary characters, i. e, growth of beard and mustache and sound changing in women. It is caused by the abnormalities of the pituatory gland.


Answer by  MissTrusted (48)

Lingual tori are unneeded bony extensions usually sound in the mouth. They can limit tongue space and cause further problems if they continue to grow.


Answer by  fishlover49 (643)

Lingual tori is a harmless slow growth of bone occuring on both sides of the lower jaw at the same time. They can also appear on the roof of the mouth and inside the cheek

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