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abscessed baby tooth

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
23 years experience Dentistry
Often Swelling: Often, if there is an abscess, there will be swelling around the tooth. There may also be some drainage. If you suspect an abscess, see your dentist ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Bubble: Most of the primary teeth with an abscess for a bubble on the gums under the tooth. It is a sack filled with pus that swells next to tooth. This can ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
9 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Most likely, what you are seeing is something called an eruption cyst. Eruption cysts are not uncommon and are nothing to worry about. However, you mu ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
A good question: An abscess is not a normal. One can have an infection without pain. What's important is to have this tooth evaluated by a dentist who can accurately d ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
30 years experience Endodontics
Decay: A deciduous tooth, like a secondary or permanent tooth can have an abscess if bacteria get into the pulp tissue. Bacteria decay the tooth, and if untr ... Read More
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Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
41 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Baby tooth abscess: Baby and permanent teeth abscess for the same reason-decay or inlury that progresses into the center of the tooth where the nerve tissue is located. T ... Read More
Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Baby tooth abcess: There is a situation that can arise when a permenent tooth begins erupting and starts to deteriorate the root of the baby tooth and lead to an "infect ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Piehl
51 years experience Periodontics
Pain to chewing: Pain or tenderness when chewing on area.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mchugh
Specializes in Dentistry
Symptoms of abscess: There are often times that abscessed teeth are assymptomatic. However, swelling, pus, pain and sensitivity to hot or cold or pressure are indicators. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
With risks: Since we do not know your child's medical history or details on her abscessed tooth, it is not possible to inform whether postponing care till monday ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
45 years experience Dentistry
Intrinsic stain: If an expectant mom were prescribed the cycline family of antibiotics, then the babies permanent teeth may be intrinsically mottled when these teeth e ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
54 years experience Dentistry
No: When a baby tooth has to be pulled, the area is numbed just like when a permanent tooth is. Maybe a numbing gel can be put on the gums first. Talk to ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Usually no: It depends on how loose the tooth is, how much root structure is present and how heavily they are attached to the gums. Local anesthetics can be used ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trever Keele
13 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes: If decay has spread to the nerve of the tooth it will require a pulpotomy.

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