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A 32-year-old member asked:

gum recession and abscess on front teeth, what to do?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Treatment: You need to be treated for the infection. It may be caused by periodontal disease, it may be from a non-vital nerve.. Can't tell over the internet. Please make an appointment with a local dentist.
Dr. Joel Doyon
Cosmetic Dentistry 36 years experience
See dentist: You should see a dentist to have a comprehensive oral evaluation to get a diagnosis, then a treatment plan is developed to determine what can be done. This should be presented or discussed with you, allowing you to ask any questions. Possible referrals for periodontal treatment.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See a Dentist ASAP: Unlike some other types of infection, a dental or gum abscess will not get better on its own. See your dentist for definitive treatment. Good luck.

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