A 72-year-old female asked:
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My gums is swollen and a but numb due to an infected molar. What do I do? See a doctor or a dental surgeon?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Dental abscess: Start with your dentist. If you need further expertise they will refer you.
Answered on Aug 26, 2014
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