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Rotten tooth broke off, what next?

Rotten tooth broke off, what next?

See a dentist: The next thing is to see your dentist and find out. What can be done for your tooth. Without any treatment you are at risk of infection and the pain and problems that go with infections. The longer you wait the more likely it is that you will have infection. So call a dentist. ...Read more

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Can your face break out because you have a rotten tooth?

Can your face break out because you have a rotten tooth?

Yes: In very extreme cases where the abscesses tooth becomes very chronic that abscess breaks out side the oral cavity, that happens more in lower teeth. See your dentist to take care of that decayed tooth. ...Read more

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What effects can a rotten tooth have in a person's mouth?

What effects can a rotten tooth have in a person's mouth?

Rotten teeth: In addition to the expected pain and swelling, decayed teeth can cause infections that result in loss of bone, affect adjacent teeth, spread to other parts of the body causing serious complications and have actually been known to cause death. I personally know of several cases. Nothing to fool around with. Seek treatment right away. ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth is very loose its not rotten and therr is no pain just anoying will it fall on its own?

My wisdom tooth is very loose its not rotten and therr is no pain just anoying will it fall on its own?

See a dentist: Any tooth from you permanent dentition that is loose is not a good thing. See your dentist soon! even though there is no pain, it is possible infection is present. ...Read more

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Can a rotten tooth cause face and head pressure?

Possible: A rotten tooth can lead to infection that can also spread to other areas, including the nerves and tissue of the mouth and head. See a qualified dentist asap to make sure and treat, especially getting the tooth removed or treated. ...Read more

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How to minimize the pains during rotten tooth extraction?

How to minimize the pains during rotten tooth extraction?

Pain management : Before, during, and after tooth extraction, pain management is an important subject. The appropriate anesthesia for you depends on the expected complexity of the tooth extraction and your own comfort level. Talk to your dentist and explain your concern. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a rotten tooth but i can visit my dentist only after 3 months because i'm abroad. It's slowly starting to hurt.How can I help it for 3 months?

Mouth pain: There are too many reasons for the teeth or jaw to hurt. Too many causes for dental pain. Some very serious. If pain remains consistent , you will need to see dentist in your location. You can ask the locals, or question the government representatives. Don't try to wait till you get back home. ...Read more

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Can i be feeling sick in the stomach from rotten tooth?

Yes: If infected and you are swollowing pus then yes needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Lump above a rotten tooth. I can move it around with my tongue and it hurts to chew. What could it be?

Lump above a rotten tooth. I can move it around with my tongue and it hurts to chew. What could it be?

Abscess!: It sure sounds like an abscess which is an acute infection and requires treatment asap as these types of infections are known to flare up with severe pain and swelling and can spread to other parts of the body causing serious complications. Call and see your dentist today! ...Read more

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Hey dentists what causes a tooth to be rotten in the first place? And what to do if your super scared of the dentist. like a legit fear.

Hey dentists what causes a tooth to be rotten in the first place? And what to do if your super scared of the dentist. like a legit fear.

2 questions: Tooth decay caused by bacteria converting sugars into acids that attack tooth structure. Early diagnosis and treatment are the key. As to anxiety, your Dentist can help you to a comfortable non-threatening experience. Additionally, behavior modification and/or therapy would probably be of great help. Please don't put off treatment. Call a Dentist and get the healing process started. ...Read more

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Half rotten molar on my back left side. No symptoms. Anxiety problems anyway. I do have headaches. The tooth only hurts if messed with. Headaches?

Half rotten molar on my back left side. No symptoms. Anxiety problems anyway. I do have headaches. The tooth only hurts if messed with. Headaches?

Check w/ dentist: A dentist will be able to examine your teeth and determine if there are stress cracks that may be caused by grinding teeth (a common symptom of anxiety) and can lead to tooth decay. Headaches can also result from stress grinding. If necessary, you can be fitted with a special mouth guard to reduce some of the symptoms resulting from grinding of teeth. A psychotherapist may be a good follow-up. ...Read more

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My daughter has a rotten tooth in the back and now there is abig bump coming out the side of her gum I can't get to the dentist till friday what to do?

My daughter has a rotten tooth in the back  and now there is abig bump coming out the side of her gum I can't get to the dentist till friday what to do?

Infected Tooth: As long as the lump is not growing and there are no problems with neck swelling and there are no problems with swallowing and there are no problems with breathing ... Ok to wait a few days. If any of these develop, go see her pediatrician right away. If unable to see, go to er for prompt treatment. If all the above negative, ok to wait a few days to see her dentist. ...Read more

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I have a rotten tooth on the top right of my mouth. I hate the dentist will i need my tooth taken out i so will i be allowed to be put asleep ?

I have a rotten tooth on the top right of my mouth. I hate the dentist will i need my tooth taken out i so will i be allowed to be put asleep ?

That can be arranged: Consult with an oral surgeon for the extraction of that tooth and discuss with him you desire for sedation. Because precautions need to be taken 24 hours in advance of sedation and a medical history must be taken to minimize your risks from sedation , you can't just go to an oral surgeon for same day sedation and extraction without a consult. ...Read more

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Can your teeth rotten underneath a crown?

Can your teeth rotten underneath a crown?

Absolutely: The crown, although covering the tooth, has a tiny margin (gap) where it meets the natural part of your tooth. If this area isn't brushed or flossed, tiny bacteria can enter under this tiny gap and cause the tooth underneath to decay. Simply having a crown on a tooth does not mean you don't have to have good brushing and maintenance. Keep smiling! ...Read more

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