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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
See your Dentist: Allow you Dentist, a trained professional, to evaluate the extent of your injuries and prescribe the appropriate course of treatment.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Bruised gums: See your dentist and have your wound evaluated. There may be fractures or damage to the teeth, gums and bone.
Dr. Justin Nelson
16 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Stop touching them: 1) stop touching them 2) start a warm salt rinse to soothe them 3) take some IBU (600mg, 3x200 tabs) to help decrease inflammation 4) stick to softer ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Gum trauma: The trauma to the gum may have damaged the underlying tooth/nerve. Consult a pediatric dentist for his opinion and valuation
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Probably: He will probably be OK, but there is really not much that can be done at this stage. There may have been some damage to the unerupted baby tooth, but ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No worry: Usually, the first tooth erupts at around the age of six months lower central incisors. If your baby still doesn't have any teeth at 11 months he is, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Mouth guard: You may need a mouth guard. You could get one over the counter, like Oral-B Plus Scope Nighttime Dental Guard, and see if that works. Otherwise see y ... Read More
Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Clenching: Good day; Bruxing is usually symptomatic of stress. Consider a dental visit ASAP. Rarely are the gums effected; however, you need to have symptoms e ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Clenching: Can be destructive. Please see your Dentist for evaluation and treatment.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Pedodontist: Take your child to see a Pedodontist, a pediatric dental specialist, for evaluation. Could be anything from the equivalent of a blood blister to seri ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
What you waiting for: The tooth decay and gum infection won’t go away on its own, and may cause further damage. it's always important to sort out what's going on so that th ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: But it really doesn't matter. You need them out, and after it's done, the pain meds will help you cope with any post operative discomfort. You will pr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: salteater rinses: are ideal for most forms of dental issues.Saltwater is not errosive. It will not interfere with brushing or flossing.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roya Arbab
32 years experience Prosthodontics
Clinical exam needed: You are in pain, therefore you need immediate care. Teeth infection can cause earache and could cause swellings that look like bruising. Anbesol is a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely infected: Dental carry or abscess can present in this way
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See dentist: Go see a dentist to get your tooth radiographed (x-rayed). It's normal for a tooth to be loose after facial trauma. Dentist needs to determine if th ... Read More

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