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i have a fairly bad infection in my upper left gum line, what would be the best over the counter treatment i could get? i don't have insurance...

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
There aren't any: Gum infections can't be cured with pills, ointments, snake oil, emollients, or salves. Gum infections are very serious, destroying gum tissue and the underlying bone that supports the teeth. Contact a gum specialist, a Periodontist, and ask about payment options. Contact Social Services for locations of dental clinics. Seek treatment at a Dental School.
Answered on Nov 20, 2015

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