Bony Growth Inside Mouth

If you have some Bony Growths inside your Mouth (Oral Cavity) then it can be Tori and Exostoses.

These are benign, developmental bony growths that are commonly observed in the oral cavity. Tori are more common and are specific to the midline hard palate and anterolateral lingual mandible. Similar lesions involving the buccal aspect of the maxilla or mandible are called exostoses.

These areas are covered by keratinized or nonkeratinized mucosa, depending on the anatomic location, and can be mistaken for mucosal growths.

Maxillary Tori: 
Occur in the midline of the hard palate and range from barely discernable dome-shaped smooth swellings to large multilobulated masses.

maxill Maxillary torus with smooth surface and well-defined borders in the midline of the hard palate.

mmm2Maxillary torus with a stalk-like attachment to the underlying palatal bone.

Multilobulated maxillary torus showing slight

Mandibular Tori:
Develop most commonly along the lingual aspect of the mandible inferior to the premolars bilaterally. Mandibular tori also exhibit a wide range of presentations; however, lesions usually demonstrate two to three well-defined smooth lobules.

Mandibular tori in the premolar region with multiple

Tori and exostoses generally do not require any treatment. The covering mucosa may occasionally become irritated or ulcerated secondary to trauma, which is managed symptomatically. If denture fabrication is required, tori can be surgically removed to maximize retention of the prosthesis and minimize the risk of pressure-induced trauma.

Diagnostic tests: None.
Biopsy: No.
Treatment: None.
Follow-up: None.

You may like to Watch the Video about Palatine Tori

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