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Is it normal for both sides of jaw to swell with abscessed tooth

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Persistent pain: If you are immediately post-surgical this may be a transient problem. If you are at least 4 days post-surgical call the General Dentist or Oral Surge... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Very, very slim: But that doesn't mean that it is impossible. Have any problems with your teeth taken care of immediately.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 42 years experience
Very unlikely: It is not likely, but not impossible. Take care of it now.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Rare: Very rare bu not impossible. Get the tooth treated.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Soon: If you dont being feeling some relief soon contact your dentist. Antibiotics usually takes 48 hours to work enough to see a significant difference. If... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 11 years experience
Toothache: See your dentist immediately....dental infections if left untreated can be not only painful but fatal. Your dentist can evaluate you and get you feeli... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Call the dentist who: Call the dentist who is treating you for advice and an evaluation. If you didn't see one, see one right away! We can't diagnose, evaluate or treat you... Read More
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Dr. Richard Kelner
Dentistry 9 years experience
What arch: The answer is yes sometimes that happens especially if the tooth is near a foramina, opening in the bone where the nerve comes out. There are other re... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dental society: Call the dental society in the area you live. They would know about any facility that can help you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Tooth abcess: An infected tooth (tooth abcess) and infected gums (periodontal disease) can cause pain around the teeth and also pain in other areas of the mouth (re... Read More
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Dr. Michael Jaindl
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
The sructures in: This area include the parotid gland and lymph nodes. Infection in the gland is a possibility especially if it increases in size when you eat. See an e... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Heroic: If the Periodontist thinks it isn't salvageable, go with his/her recommendation. Heroic measures may not be cost effective.

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