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A 38-year-old female asked:

Son got a root canal redone 10 days ago. now the gums red, little pain. were traveling. could this wait a week until back home?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Symptoms: Your symptoms are indicative of inflammation and/infection. The best practitioner to treat your son is the one that knows him best, the one that did the extraction. Brush area gently but thoroughly twice a day. Imperative that adjacent teeth be flossed every day. If soreness increases, or if your son runs a fever, seek local help immediately.

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