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What can I do for a tooth that is abscess.

What can I do for a tooth that is abscess.

See a dentist ASAP: The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an abscess for tooth already pulled?

Is it possible to have an abscess for tooth already pulled?

Yes: An abscess is an infection in a tooth. Even if the tooth is removed, if the infection has spread to the surrounding bone it can remain even after tooth is removed. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. An infection anywhere should not be ignored. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the root of a tooth to die from abscess?

How long does it take for the root of a tooth to die from abscess?

See a dentists: The sooner you treat the infection the better the prognosis and the healing of the tooth. A tooth that is infected is either slowly dying or already dead. Go see a dentist asap. ...Read more

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What is an abscess tooth?

What is an abscess tooth?

Infection: An abscessed tooth is a tooth that has an infection, must commonly from the nerve dying from decay (or trauma) and then the tissue inside the canals of the tooth work their way out to the tip of the root(s) and cause an acute infection in the bone. A tooth can also have an abscess from other causes such as periodontal disease or from a fractured or perforated root. ...Read more

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What does a abscess baby tooth look like?

Bubble: Most of the primary teeth with an abscess for a bubble on the gums under the tooth. It is a sack filled with pus that swells next to tooth. This can be painful or not, but it is unhealthy and dangerous. A white or yellow head may also be evident during this develops. ...Read more

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Can you explain how to cure an abscess tooth?

Depends on cause: Teeth become abscessed from advanced decay or advanced periodontal disease. The treatment could be extraction, root canal treatment or periodontal treatment depending on the diagnosis. Don't try this at home... See a professional. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor abscess tooth?

What are good home remediesfor abscess tooth?

Pain and swelling: Sometimes you can reduce the swelling with cold compresses and sometimes the pain can be decreased with either hot or cold inside your mouth. The only way to treat the abscess to have the source of the infection removed by your dentist. ...Read more

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Can swishing with peroxide help an abscess tooth?

No: Swishing would have a topical effect, while an abscess originates deep inside a tooth or in the bone supporting the tooth. Peroxide would have minimal effect on the abscess, and could actually irritate the mucosa of the mouth instead. ...Read more

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What does the start of an abscess tooth look like?

What does the start of an abscess tooth look like?

slight swelling: Clinically - swellling or soreness around the tooth. X-rays- a dark or radiolucent area indicating less density of bone found usually at the apex or end of the tooth root. It might also be along side a fracture line if the tooth is cracked. ...Read more