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How To Fix Rotting Teeth
Get to a dentist: You can take advil (ibuprofen) or alleve to help until your dentist sees you. But don't delay.. Serious problems like infection spread, tooth loss and medical complications will result. In the middle ages, before modern dentistry , people died from dental abscesses all the time. In our day and age, dentists can help you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: In addition to a correlation of periodontal disease and heart disease, decayed teeth that result in dental infections that go untreated can cause heart problems. There can be a spread of infection via fascial planes to the mediastinum, resulting in heart problems and death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Nicotine in tobacco chewing causes localized ischemic area due to constriction of blood vessel. Precancerous soft tissue changes include leukoplakia, erythroplakia, acanthoma and carcinoma in situ. Regarding gum disease, tobacco product causes root surface roughness and delay wound healing. Tobacco product will aid in dry mouth and thus causes root caries leading to rotting teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Internal resorption?: If you were diagnosed with a tooth having internal resorption, there is no clear cut reason why. Most tooth destruction starts out in small crevices on the biting surface, on the soft root surface or between the teeth(from lack of flossing) food particles get trapped, bacteria "eat" these particles, digest them giving off acid that contributes to tooth destruction. ...Read more
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