A member asked:

Wisdom tooth flap and surrounding gum around wisdom tooth is completely white; i got sick a week ago because of strep throat; now the gum around my wisdom teeth is white and sore + jaw gland is sore. it looks like a giant cancer sore, but im worried.

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Dr. Jerry Brown answered

Specializes in Prosthodontics

Good day; Sounds like classic infected wisdom tooth which requires extraction. Would believe partly erupted due to symptoms. Immediate visit to dentist. Take antibiotic and pain pills and have tooth removed at your convience.

Answered Mar 28, 2018

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