A 66-year-old male asked:
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Tooth 14 rock solid in jaw. No pain. Deep sulcus with fistula. Periodontist will extract. Guesses if tooth abscess. Says lesion. Savable?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Heroic: If the Periodontist thinks it isn't salvageable, go with his/her recommendation. Heroic measures may not be cost effective.
Answered on Dec 19, 2015
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