A 53-year-old member asked:
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Just had tooth extracted, how do I tell if its infected?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Pain: If pain, you may have an infection and need antibiotics. However you could have pain and not have an infection - this would be a tmj/muscle spasm. Let you dentist see the area and then ask your question again with that information.
Answered on Mar 24, 2013

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