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Dr. Robert Mokbel
Board Certified, Dentistry
36 years in practice
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Can you please suggest treatment for gum abscess on 7 year old, immobile front tooth?

Can you please suggest treatment for gum abscess on 7 year old, immobile front tooth?

It depends: At this age the child can have either permanent or baby front teeth , if it is a baby tooth it could be on it's way out and in this case nature will take it course and the tooth will fall out, if it is a permanent tooth you need to treat it ; keep it. Make sure you take the child to a pediatric dentist who can give you the proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck, dr mokbel, scdentalimplants.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


Dr. James Wright
Board Certified, Dentistry
27 years in practice
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I'm getting abscess gum treatment but super afraid of the dentist, please help me?

I'm getting abscess gum treatment but super afraid of the dentist, please help me?

Sedation: Please get sedation. You will need to be healthy and get clearance from your medical doctor. If there are any medical concerns this needs to be discussed. If you are healthy, sedation will be great for you. The types are oral or IV sedation. Depending on your situation both options can be discussed. Ask your dentist about this. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Stephen Gordon
Board Certified, Dentistry
37 years in practice
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Besides perio maintenance visits, good home oral hygiene and dieting is there anything else i can do to avoid another disasterous gum abscess?

Besides perio maintenance visits, good home oral hygiene and dieting is there anything else i can do to avoid another disasterous gum abscess?

Consider.: I have had great patient success with perioprotect for non-surgical periodontal therapy. www.perioprotect.com this system of easily worn, soft rubber trays that you fill with a low concentration hydrogen peroxide solution works quite well. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Ladan Zinati
Board Certified, Dentistry
22 years in practice
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Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
47 years in practice
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I have swollen, inflamed gums. Please help. Any good home remedy?

I have swollen, inflamed gums. Please help. Any good home remedy?

Red flag: Swelling is one of the signals your body uses to tell you that there's something wrong. By the time your gums are swollen enough to alarm you there is probably a significant gum disease problem that requires professional care, and you are probably beyond a diy cure. Please see your dentist for an examination and evaluation now. Referral to a periodontist may be indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Board Certified, Dermatology
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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess?

Warm compresses: Take a hand towel and soak it in warm water and leave it on the abscess for 5-10 minutes at a time. This will help bring it to a head. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Sisselman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
19 years in practice
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Best treatment and home remedy for diastolic dysfunction grade 1?

Best treatment and home remedy for diastolic dysfunction grade 1?

HTN: Grade 1 Diastolic Dysfunction is a failure of relaxation of left ventricle Usually seen in hypertension (elevated blood pressure). The best treatment is making sure that blood pressure is in a normal range, ideally less than 120/80. A low salt diet is appropriate. As far a home remedy - nothing specific - sensible diet and exercise and weight loss would be recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
50 years in practice
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Gum pain: what's a good home treatment?

See your dentist: First visit to your dentist, and home care if you want to loose them self home care. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Lockhart
Board Certified, Dentistry
3 years in practice
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Please let me know if there is any natural, home remedy to help make my gums less sensitive?

Please let me know if there is any natural, home remedy to help make my gums less sensitive?

Orajel: This is a topical anesthetic for temporary relief, but you need to schedule a dental visit to determine the cause of the sensitivity. ...Read more

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