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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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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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What are some natural remedies for preventing or curing bacterial infections after tooth extraction?

What are some natural remedies for preventing or curing bacterial infections after tooth extraction?

Infections are rare: Bacterial infections are quite infrequent following extraction as the source of the infection is the tooth, which was removed. As long as the patient is not immune compromised (ie. Diabetes, hiv, chemotherapy) the body should clear any residual infection by itself. ...Read more

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Gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection), what is this?

Gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection), what is this?

Gingivostomatitis: General term for an infection of the mouth and gums with sores, lack of appetite, bad breath, fever. Caused by the virus that causes cold sores and seen in people with poor oral hygiene. Treatment is to manage the symptoms so see your md or dentist. ...Read more

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Can you get an abscess/infection on the gum where the tooth was taken out?

Can you get an abscess/infection on the gum where the tooth was taken out?

Possible: Sometimes if the infection is severe, there can be residual infection in the gum. The site may have to be surgically cleaned/washed out and antibiotics will be prescribed. ...Read more

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Tooth extracted 12/3 just noticed knot on gums, slight pain not bad infection or normal?

Tooth extracted 12/3 just noticed knot on gums, slight pain not bad infection or normal?

Probably normal: It is possible to get a collection of blood, a hematoma, after surgery. This will typically self resolve and improve each day and week. If not, have your dentist or oral surgeon evalaluate for infection. ...Read more

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What is gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection)?

What is gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection)?

Infection: It is an infection of the oral mucosa and the gingiva that leads to swelling and sores. It is most common among children and it can be caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 or the coxsackie virus. ...Read more

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Had apicoectomy w/ cyst removal 5wk ago. Tooth/gum still don't feel right. Os says no sign of infection but didn't re-xay. Should i get a 2nd opinion?

Be patient: If no infection found, no x-rays are needed. Even though an apicoectomy is considered minor surgery, many people say that recovering from it takes 4-8 weeks. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I take if I have bad tooth ACE or infection and my gum while am pregnant?

What can I take if  I have bad tooth ACE or infection and my gum  while am pregnant?

See your dentist: You can not put your baby at risk, call the dentist if you have an infection you need antibiotics and pain killers won't work in this case. It is safe to see the dentist and get x-rays while your are pregnant. ...Read more

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I have a large bump on the top left side of my gums on the 2nd to last tooth. Its large and growing. Is it a gum or tooth infection?

I have a large bump on the top left side of my gums on the 2nd to last tooth. Its large and growing. Is it a gum or tooth infection?

Likely: Best get to a dentist to have it evaluated. The most likely explanation is infection. If it is food packed in your gums it may self correct if the food can be dislodged but if a tooth is infected internally or if you have periodontal disease, you will need dental treatment. ...Read more

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I got a tooth pulled out today and was in a lot of pain I had a infection deep down in my gum I'm in a lot of pain after my tooth has been removed why?

I got a tooth pulled out today and was in a lot of pain I had a infection deep down in my gum I'm in a lot of pain after my tooth has been removed why?

Nerve endings: You are in pain because the nerve endings in that area have been traumatized and are inflamed. Just because your tooth was extracted does not mean that the pain instantly disappears. You were infected and were in a lot of pain going into the procedure... it will take time for your body to heal. You'll need to take pain meds in the meantime to alleviate your discomfort. Feel better soon.. ...Read more

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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more


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