A member asked:

I lost a tooth 2 days ago and my gums still hurt, how can i relieve the pain?

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Dr. Peter Susanin answered

Specializes in Dentistry - Periodontics

Tooth Loss: It is important to remember that all dental wounds heal, it just takes time. Utilization of a q-tip with some warm water will help keep the area clean. Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) based products will help with the discomfort control until the time that they heal.

Answered 6/30/2014

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