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can tooth be extracted with abscess

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Bernstein
46 years experience Periodontics
Not always: If the bone loss is not too advanced it is treatable and savable.
Dr. Barry Levin
27 years experience Periodontics
Maybe: If the abscess is caused by a root fracture, extraction is likely. If the abscess is caused by tartar under the gum line, it can probably be treated b ... Read More
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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Usually no: Acute abscess usually are reversible in term of bone loss. However, chronic abscess may result in severe bone loss of which the bone graft is unpredi ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Do not disturb: You shouldn't put anything into the socket to disturb the clot that is forming. The clot at this stage is easily disturbed and can be dislodged which ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Tufton
8 years experience Dentistry
White=normal healing: The white in the socket is normal after an extraction. There is nothing wrong and you should not be fearful of a dry socket at this time. Think of the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Dicker
46 years experience Dentistry
long time healing: The removal of the tooth and the ab's should have eliminated the problem go back to the dentist who pulled the tooth it may be from another tooth ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Wineman
40 years experience Dentistry
Abscessed tooth heal: Hopefully the dentist removed the cyst or granuloma associated with the diseased tooth. If the surgery was extensive (tooth sectioned and or bone remo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Cannot predict: Without seeing the area before and after and the damage done by the abscess it is not possible to say. Are you on antibiotic ? Often this will help th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Everybody heals: Differently as is everyone's pain threshold. I'm assuming you have been on antibiotics and analgesics. Best to consult with the treating doctor for ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
It should go away: An infected tooth that required extraction means that you did have an abscess. That is why they extracted your tooth. Like any infection it will take ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The : The answer is yes, but it is advisable to have the tooth replaced with a denture, bridge or dental implant soon after the extraction to prevent teeth ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Normal?: Pain is not normal and whether or not it's related to the extraction of your wisdom tooth can only be determined by an x-ray and a one on one clinical ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Probably happens.: I would imagine that you could have mild headaches after a dental extraction, and headaches might be a side effect of the antibiotic. I would be conce ... Read More
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