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How to get rid of cavities?

How to get rid of cavities?

Dental treatment: The only way to eliminate dental decay is the have a dentist treat those cavities in a manor appropriate to the severity of each cavity. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Tooth Abscess (Definition)

A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more


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How can I get rid of my abscessed tooth without a dentist?

How can I get rid of my abscessed tooth without a dentist?

See your dentist: You really can't because you have to treat the problem. Just taking an antibiotic might get the infection down, but it won't solve the problem. You must see where it is coming from and it can spread! see the dentist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tooth ache?

How to get rid of a tooth ache?

Not a DIY project: You need professional help to determine the cause of the pain (cavity, infection, abscess, fracture, hyper function, etc.) and then to select the correct rx to treat the problem. Can't do this yourself. Otc pain relievers will only take the edge off temporarily as the underlying problem worsens. Please call a professional, call a dentist, and have your problem evaluated and then treated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of decayed teeth without a dentist?

How can I get rid of decayed teeth without a dentist?

Well...: The the decay will not fix itself on its own, so you need a dentist to restore the teeth if they are even restorable. If you are referring to extractions, then again, a dentist is trained and educated to properly extract teeth. I know of no other healthcare professional trained to do these procedures, therefore you will need the services of a dentist in your area. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a tooth cavity?

How can I get rid of a tooth cavity?

Teeth: You cannot get rid of a cavity. That is why you need a dentist. If the cavity is real small then you can discuss with a dentist about a type of tooth paste called mi paste which can reverse the cavity but only if it's small enough. Otherwise, the dentist will need to fill the cavity. A cavity is a hole in your tooth. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of wisdom tooth pain?

How do you  get rid of wisdom tooth pain?

Depends: Often the best way to get rid of wisdom tooth pain is to remove the wisdom tooth. If the tooth has enough room and is just starting to erupt (teething!) through the gum tissue, keeping the area clean and staying healthy (and time) helps. If the pain continues, see your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen gums?

How to get rid of swollen gums?

Seek dental care.: You should seek dental, attention because this could be something serious or simple. I cannot answer further without more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tooth ache fast?

How to get rid of a tooth ache fast?

Toothache: See your dentist and they will make a diagnosis and get you out of pain. If you have no contraindications , some over the counter medications such as Ibuprofen may be helpful for temporary relief. ...Read more

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Gear Tooth how to get rid of it?

Gear Tooth how to get rid of it?

Gear Tooth?: Good day; What the heck is "gear tooth" - require more detailed explanation!!! ...Read more

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How to get rid of gum disease?

How to get rid of gum disease?

See a gum specialist: If your good habits at home, i.e. Brushing and flossing, don't reduce the problem, you may have more serious periodontitis rather than just gingivitis. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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Can wisdom tooth cause tongue bumps? How to get rid of this?

Can wisdom tooth cause tongue bumps? How to get rid of this?

Possibly: If you are constantly biting your tongue with your wisdom teeth, this could possibly create a bump. You should have this bump evaluated by your dentist so that they can determine its actual cause and what treatment, if any, is recommended. ...Read more

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How to get rid of jaw/cheek pain?

How to get rid of jaw/cheek pain?

Cause must be found: You cannot treat a problem without knowing what to treat. See your pcp or dentist for ideas on what may be causing your pain. Neuralgia, tmj, vasculitis, sinus, teeth, etc. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swelling from wisdom teeth removal?

How to get rid of swelling from wisdom teeth removal?

Ice then heat: The swelling secondary to an extraction will peak 24-48 hours after the surgery. For the first 24 hours you should apply ice packs to the outside of the face, 15 minutes on-15 minutes off. After that you can use warm moist compresses. 24 hours after surgery you should also start rinsing with warm salt water. Nsaid's like advil (ibuprofen) help. These things along with time will allow the swelling to resolve. ...Read more

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How to get rid of numbness after dentist?

How to get rid of numbness after dentist?

Massage/warm wet tow: Massaging the numb area gently will increase the blood flow to that spot and help the more rapid metabolism of the anesthetic. A warm, moist towel will do the same thing. Moving your jaw around to exercise the jaw muscles will help. Definitely let your dentist know if the numbness lasts more than 5 hours, and don't eat while you're numb. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of facial swelling from a abscessed tooth?

What are ways to get rid of facial swelling from a abscessed tooth?

Oral surgeon: See the oral surgeon. Many infections are so severe that drains must be placed to allow the infection to be released. This is not uncommon in facial swelling. Most often, though, it just takes time after the tooth is treated/extracted and the antibiotics complete their work. You might even need a second course of different antibiotics. Nothing to fool around with -- be seen right away. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tooth ache pain?

How to get rid of a tooth ache pain?

See your dentist: You need to see your dentist to determine what the problem is. He can then advise you of the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of tooth aches?

How can I get rid of tooth aches?

Treat the problem..: ... your dental issues. For that you will need a dentist. Make the call... ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
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Abscessed Tooth (Definition)

When the pulp becomes infected, the toxic products filter thru the opening at the end of the root. Your immune system responds by forming inflammatory tissue at the expense of bone.This tissue then can fill w/ ...Read more


Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Painful swollen ...Read more