A 39-year-old female asked:
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i went to a dentist for tooth extraction to remove abscess near a root canal treated tooth but in the surgery it turned to be a cyst, they opend it and tried to clean it. what could cause a cyst?is there any step i should do after the surgery?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Dental Cyst: A periapical cyst is usually a result of inflammation at the tip of the root. Discuss post operative precautions with your dentist, but using common sense like not disturbing the wound and a bland, temperate diet should be followed.
Answered on Jan 27, 2020
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