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What can i do about my dental problem which occurred on a trip?

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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto answered

Specializes in General Practice

Find local dentist: Find a local dentist. Most dentists leave space in their schedules for emergencies.

Answered 10/3/2016

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Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Find a local dentist: But if you are not experiencing any dental pain, you may opt to wait until you go back to your dentist back home. If you are not sure, find a local dentist, get a diagnosis, then see if you need to proceed with treatment right away or not.

Answered 6/11/2013

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Dr. Stephen Gordon answered

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Depends on the prob.: What kind of problem? If it is a small lost filling, often you can find temporary filling material at a pharmacy. If it is a toothache, often oil of clove on a cotton, gently applied to the tooth will stop the pain. If it is a major problem, ask the hotel manager/concierge for a dentist recommendation.

Answered 7/27/2014

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