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Dentis removed amalgam filling, drilled tooth root after suspecting caries toxicity.Now tooth area is swollen.Taking macropen. Is this normal/enough?

Dentis removed amalgam filling, drilled tooth root after suspecting caries toxicity.Now tooth area is swollen.Taking macropen. Is this normal/enough?

Infection: Your tooth appears infected. You need root canal therapy. Make sure your dentist is aware of your swelling. Taking macropen may not be enough to control the problem. Let your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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Can anxeity disorder and abscessed tooth be realated?

Can anxeity disorder and abscessed tooth be realated?

Not on their own: The only connection i can imagine would be that a person with an anxiety disorder who develops an abscessed tooth might feel more anxious than usual - especially if they are afraid of dental procedures. No causation relationship makes any sense in either direction otherwise. ...Read more

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Could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

Could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

Surgery normal: The removal of an impacted tooth is not a simple one. Normally, the impacted tooth will need to be surgically exposed since it is covered by skin and/or bone. The surgeon can then remove the tooth, sometimes in sections. Most are done under sedation but not always necessary. It can be easier on patient. ...Read more

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Are throat and tooth abcess linked?

Are throat and tooth abcess linked?

Could be: If the abscess is a lower back tooth such as a wisdom tooth, the infection can effect your throat. Other teeth may cause throat symptoms. If you suspect an infection, see your dentist or primary care physician as soon as you are able. ...Read more

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How serious is an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Abscessed Tooth: Serious enough to get you to the dentist and on treatment. Please do not wait. Go today. ...Read more

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Tooth abscess and gum abscess? Could one have caused the other?

Tooth abscess and gum abscess? Could one have caused the other?

Yes: A gum abscess, if left untreated, may destroy the supporting bone loss and eventually involved the bone around the apex, then the bacteria would have access to the nerve via the apex and cause tooth abscess (endodontal abscess). This is called perio-endo lesion. A tooth abscess, if left untreated, cause pulpal necrosis, cystic formation, drainage to the gum tissue causing gum abcess (endo-perio). ...Read more

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Can a decaying cracked wisdom tooth cause dizziness?

Can a decaying cracked wisdom tooth cause dizziness?

Decayed wisdom tooth: A decayed wisdom tooth is not likely to cause dizziness. You should see your ent doctor in the area so he can check out the dizziness. ...Read more

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Seen dentist today, nerve in upper front tooth dead, tooth discoloured and infected. Need root canal. I have pain in both ears. Tooth related??

Seen dentist today, nerve in upper front tooth dead, tooth discoloured and infected. Need root canal.  I have pain in both ears. Tooth related??

Very Possible: Since the front tooth needs the root canal therapy, have that done, bring the infection under control, and see how your ears feel. Referred pain is always possible; no need to look for an ear problem until your dental issues are resolved. ...Read more

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1, molar(#14) gold crowned.2, root canalled from hole same teeth. If 1, and 2 successful, if same teeth has crack, will it be gum abcess, teeth pain, .

1, molar(#14) gold crowned.2, root canalled  from hole same teeth. If 1, and 2 successful, if same teeth has crack, will it be gum abcess, teeth pain, .

Possibly: If the existing crack progresses going down a root or into the crotch of the tooth, bacteria can travel in or out thru the crack, and the ligament that attaches to the root detaches, all leading to swelling and an abscess or fistula. Get an exam to see what's going on! ...Read more

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Could wisdom teeth cause stress, jaw ache and tooth clashing/grinding?

Could wisdom teeth cause stress, jaw ache and tooth clashing/grinding?

No: No. The symptoms you related is TMJ or tmd. Removing your wisdom teeth will do nothing for your described symptoms. ...Read more

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Could impacted wisdom teeth lead to death?

Could impacted wisdom teeth lead to death?

Absolutely : Abscess due to the wisdom tooth infection if not treated, is a serious medical condition and can eventually kill. The death from tooth abscess is not rare. Boston study (2008) found that 66 patients died due to dental abscess. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin treated for wisdom tooth infections also?

Is amoxicillin treated for wisdom tooth infections also?

Self treatment: Self treatment may be anywhere from ineffective to dangerous. Amoxicillin may be effective in controlling oral infections on the correct dose and for the correct period of time, physical dental treatment required for effective infection control. See your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for safe and effective care. ...Read more

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Do impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding and damage other teeth?

Do impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding and damage other teeth?

Possibly: Impact wisdom teeth probably do not cause crowding of the teeth in the front, because the wisdom teeth would need to push on the 2nd molar, 1st molar, 2nd premolar, 1st premolar, canine and the incisors. Some people believe the wisdom teeth do cause the crowding but people without the wisdom teeth can still get crowding in the front teeth. Sometimes the wisdom teeth cause damage to the 2nd molars. ...Read more

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Is wisdom tooth pain connected with anxiety?

Is wisdom tooth pain connected with anxiety?

Of course: Any acute pain can be caused by anxiety, or anxiety can be caused by pain. Wisdom teeth are not an exception. ...Read more

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Wisdom tooth extraction, infection in gum. Dentist prescribed 10days of metronidazole500mg. Finished yesterday. Tongue is white. Concerned for thrush?

Wisdom tooth extraction, infection in gum. Dentist prescribed 10days of metronidazole500mg. Finished yesterday. Tongue is white. Concerned for thrush?

It is posible.: Metronidazole is a bactericidal anti-microbial used primarily to treat anaerobic infections and should not be used as a single agent against mix infections like would occur in the oral cavity. It is ineffective against yeast infections (thrush). Any antimicrobial agent can induce thrush by disrupting the normal microbial balance. Therefore you should have it evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more

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Can an impacted wisdom tooth cause neuralgia?

Can an impacted wisdom tooth cause neuralgia?

It's possible: Often depends upon extent of infection and or proximity to nerve bundles prior to extraction. ...Read more

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What is tooth decay?

What is tooth decay?

Bacteria destruction: Decay is usually caused due to plaque build up on or between your teeth, then the bacteria metabolize the sugars you eat and their byproduct is acid which eats into the outer layer of the enamel. After enough destruction the process enters the softer dentine below the enamel. Now you have a cavity. ...Read more

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