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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Will a wisdom tooth infection, pericoronitis get worse over time?

Will a wisdom tooth infection, pericoronitis get worse over time?

It can. As an oral..: Surgeon, i see the worst of infections because general dentists will seek help in treating them. While many pericoronitis infections may resolve without treatment, there are those rare few that can become so severe as to require hospitalization, surgical drainage and I.V. Antibiotics with several days in intensive care. Never assume that an infection will go away. Seek help early. ...Read more

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I need some help please! why won't my wisdom tooth infection go away?

I need some help please! why won't my wisdom tooth infection go away?

Infection won't heal: There are some missing details here. Did you see a dentist already and thats how you found out it was your wisdom tooth. Or are you self medicating thinking that what you are doing should make it better. Antibiotics will only stall the infection until definitive treatment is rendered. So it seems like you need to see a dentist and get a game plan to get rid of the infection. Nothing otc will do it. ...Read more

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I have sour teeth ? What's the reason recently had a wisdom tooth infection ?

I have sour teeth ?  What's the reason recently had a wisdom tooth infection ?

Dental exam: Did you have your wisdom tooth extracted? Or is it still present and infectied again. There are a number of reasons for this. It is best to see a dentist to determine the cause and the best treatment. Then follow thou is needed. ...Read more

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I have pain around my left lower wisdom tooth for a week now I have frequent sinus issues and wonder if safe to use Neti Pot in case of tooth infection?

I have pain around my left lower wisdom tooth for a week now I have frequent sinus issues and wonder if safe to use Neti Pot in case of tooth infection?

Two different areas: Sinuses have nothing to do with what sounds like a problem with a lower wisdom tooth. So use your neti pot if you find it helpful, but see your dentist or an oral surgeon for evaluation of your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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Had a wisdom tooth infection. Given amoxicillin. Lost it for 3 days. Found it but infection is gone. Getting wisdom tooth pulled tomorrow. What to do?

Had a wisdom tooth infection. Given amoxicillin. Lost it for 3 days. Found it but infection is gone. Getting wisdom tooth pulled tomorrow. What to do?

Pre Op Instructions: Good day; Speak with the DDS/ surgeon who is removing the wisdom tooth tomorrow. However, probably good to have good level of amoxicillin in body pre extraction. ...Read more

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What lymph nodes swell due to wisdom tooth infection?

What lymph nodes swell due to wisdom tooth infection?

Nodal Swelling: Typically the submandibular chain and sometimes the superficial cervical chain, although more rarely, the preauricular chain and buccal. ...Read more

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Feeling drunk(without drink) for last 2 months after one accute dizziness episode. Vertigo occurred right after a fully treated wisdom tooth infection?

Feeling drunk(without drink) for last 2 months after one accute dizziness episode. Vertigo occurred right after a fully treated wisdom tooth infection?

Infection: If treatment was full course of antibiotics, infection can return after you stop taking Meds. To "cure" an infected tooth requires root canal or extraction. Would suggest you see an Oral Surgeon ASAP. ...Read more