A 55-year-old male asked:
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My husband has 2nd row of bottom teeth under 1st. There is sudden tooth pain w/swell, strange taste, numbness rt. side of face. Then it just stops.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Dental Examination: No matter what your husband's dental problem is, he will need to see a local dentist to be diagnosed. There is absolutely no way to figure out what his problem might be, sight unseen, over the internet. Please call for an appointment, the sooner the better.
Answered on Jul 26, 2015

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