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What is bone spurs in the roof of mouth?

hi, i recently went to the dentist to get my teeth cleaned and the had to do the x-rays being that it is my first visit with this dentist..however, he enlightened me with concerns with the roof of my mouth. It look like bone spurs to me, but they are not painful at all and it look very weird and deformed to me..Is there such things as bone spurs in the roof of the mouth?
Tue, 7 Jan 2014
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Hello and welcome.

Thanks for sharing your concern.

Can you please mention since when do you have this bone spur in your palate?

As you have mentioned it is non painful neither obstructive in nature then you wait and watch for time being.

It could be a small tori in your palate.which is often harmless.

you can take a x ray and attach it here for further suggestions in this regard.

Thanks.
Take care.
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