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My front tooth is aching and the gums swollen

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Possible infection: You probably have an infected tooth with pain and swelling. You need to get seen for antibiotics then get to a dentist.
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Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
Abscess: Sounds like an abscess if it is localized to one tooth and the swelling is right around the aching tooth. This problem can only be treated by seeing a ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Abscess: It appears you have an abscess. Please see a local dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Sore gum!!: Good day; What a perfect time to consider an immediate visit to the dentist, ASAP! Don't rush but hurry up!!!
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Abscess: Appears you have an abscess. Please see a dentist ASAP.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Dentist: Sounds like a tooth or gum abscess. Infections are noting to fool with. Call your Dentist yesterday rather than tomorrow.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Terry
29 years experience Dentistry
See Your Dentist: When teeth move, they usually move toward the middle of the mouth. The lower front teeth are commonly at the center of the movement and since they are ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Dentist: Please see your dentist for an examination.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Shifting: Your teeth are probably shifting, especially if you have a malocclusion. Please see your Dentist. You may need some care. The pains a flag your bod ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Tooth abscess: It would be difficult for you to determine if you absolutely had a dental abscess with the symptoms you described. It could just be inflammation. Eith ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Vertical Fracture: If the tooth has broken as you described, it is most likely hopeless and needs to be extracted immediately. Call a dentist at once to make an appointm ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
See a Dentist, ASAP: A hole in your tooth, dental pain and facial swelling are all serious conditions that need the expert care of a professional- a dentist. There is no w ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Opinion: Impossible to give an opinion sight unseen. Trust your Dentist. If he/she thinks your gum's infected, it's infected. Evaluation by a gum specialist ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Gingival Pain: That area is very difficult to keep clean. You may have a carious lesion which is trapping food and bacteria or a periodontal defect. It may be time t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Viral illness: Viral illness may cause stomatitis. Encourage fluids and monitor her temperature and for other symptoms. Avoid acidic foods, foods with sharp edges an ... Read More
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