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Doctor insights on: How To Fix Rotting Teeth

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What can I do to avoid the pain if I have rotting teeth?

What can I do to avoid the pain if I have 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 more

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Is surgery required to remove rotting teeth?

Is surgery required to remove rotting teeth?

No: If they are actually rotti.G they can be pulled without anestjesoa. Partially rotten need surgery. ...Read more

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Can rotting teeth cause heart disease or a heart attack?

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 more

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Need doctor's help! will my brain be affected by rotting teeth?

Need doctor's help! will my brain be affected by rotting teeth?

Rotting Teeth: It is not likely. Especially if you are aware you have a problem and are doing something about it. But, as you read online, this is a possible outcome for severe tooth disease. Please follow the instructions of your dentist. ...Read more

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Will stopping chewing tobacco reduce the risk of cancer, gum disease, and rotting teeth?

Will stopping chewing tobacco reduce the risk of cancer, gum disease, and rotting teeth?

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 more

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Teeth rotting out under permanent retainer...Help?

Teeth rotting out under permanent retainer...Help?

See your dentist: The sooner you get treatment the better chance you have of saving your teeth. ...Read more

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How long does it take for purging to start rotting your teeth?

How long does it take for purging to start rotting your teeth?

Stop Purging: There is no medical or dental benefit to it. Please see your physician and dentist. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a dead or rotting tooth causes pain in any other teeth?

Yes: A rotted tooth can have an infection around it and this can cause pain radiating on the entire side of you mouth. Don't wait. See a dentist and get this treated. Infections can be serious. Get it taken care of. ...Read more

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How do I know if my teeth are rotted?

How do I know if my teeth are rotted?

Go to a dentist: Bad breath, bleeding gums, pain, teeth breaking or falling out are all signs of poor dentition. Best to see a dentist if you are concerned about you teeth. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my teeth rotting from the inside out?

I'm wondering why are my teeth rotting from the inside out?

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