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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Maybe: Bridges replace 1 or more teeth; on either side of the missing tooth is a real tooth, an abutment which is covered and is an integral part of the brid ... Read More
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Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: All three options may be appropriate choices in your particular situation if the conditions are right. An excellent dentist is one who can sit down wi ... Read More
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
All are viable: All options are viable. Make sure you have a treatment plan presentation so they can give you the risks and benefits of each and they can answer your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Implants that.....: Replace your missing front teeth. Implants are becoming one of the best ways to replace missing teeth, if the patient has good bone or is willing to ... Read More
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Dr. Greg Rubin
36 years experience Dentistry
Dental implants: Front teeth are most often referred to as upper front teeth, from canine to canine. So when those teeth are missing as a result of trauma, gum diseas ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Nimz
42 years experience Dentistry
Implants: Implants placed in the front of the mouth (cosmetic area) work very well. They are a much better choice than grinding on healthy teeth to do a porcela ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
55 years experience Periodontics
Thanks for asking!: If the abscess bursts you will be swallowing all the infection and pus with a chance it could spread. Please get treatment. There are cases of people ... Read More
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Dr. David Milder
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ouch: It may seem kind of nasty but i would recommend warm salt water rinses and get the tooth treated asap. There may be some resolution of pain and pressu ... Read More
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Dr. Danni Sayman
17 years experience Endodontics
It is ok: You will feel better and maybe you won't have more pain but it is imperative to visit your dentist. If you leave it like this you will be swallowing e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
Specializes in Dentistry
Needs to be treated: An abscess is a bacterial infection in the body. Any infection has the potential to enter the bloodstream and move to other parts of the body. Treat ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Abscess = Infection: Is the problem a periodontal issue? Does the tooth have root canal therapy that is failing? Does it need root canal therapy? Is the tooth fractured? O ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: If it helps with the infection... Yes if not check with your dentist for an alternative... And further treatment.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: An abscess near your upper molars can affect your sinuses and possibly your inner ear. Your inner ear has a fluid-filled structure that affects your b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist/Oral Surgeon: Do you really want to do it yourself? Assuming the abscess is ready to drain, you need dependent drainage, ie where gravity will allow the pus to con ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
It will help..: .. control the infection, but it does not solve your problem. You still need to see a dentist to address the cause of the abscess, otherwise it will r ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Although uncommon,: And rare, the answer is yes. Upper teeth, when abscessed, have that potential. See your dentist for treatment!
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