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What is another treatment solution of pus gum aside of root canal and tooth extraction?

What is another treatment solution of pus gum aside of root canal and tooth extraction?

See your DDS: The cause for your condition is not clear from your question. When prescribing a treatment, the etiology for the infection must be known. It would be best for you to attain a proper diagnosis from you dentist and then apply the best treatment for the condition. See your dds. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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Treatment for pain of cracked ribs-non displaced?

Treatment for pain of cracked ribs-non displaced?

Rest, NSAIDs: Just make sure you are not in so much pain that you are unable to take good breaths as that can lead to lung issues. If pain is to severe see a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Root canal and pain in soft palate. What is the treatment for this?

Root canal and pain in soft palate. What is the treatment for this?

Possibly antibiotic: If you had a root canal on an upper molar that had an infected pulp and an abscess on the palatal root, it is possible your soft palate closest to that root could have paid. This may be a sign of infection and require an antibiotic. Call the dr that performed the root canal and explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter pain killers for wisdom tooth problems?

What is the best over-the-counter pain killers for wisdom tooth problems?

Yes, but...: If you can take an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like Ibuprofen or Naproxen sodium) without a problem, these otc meds are better pain relievers than acetaminophen. More importantly, though, you need to have your wisdom tooth problem evaluated for possible treatment; pain is often a symptom of infection which can get worse if untreated. ...Read more

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Which pain medication is more affective in relieving pain following a back lower molar tooth extraction with bone graft and stitches?

Which pain medication is more affective in relieving pain following a back lower molar tooth extraction with bone graft and stitches?

Depends.: People have different responses to pain medications and that's probably why there are so many on the market. Usually a combination of an NSAID along with a narcotic for breakthrough pain. ...Read more

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What is the best pain killer for tooth ache from cavity?

What is the best pain killer for tooth ache from cavity?

A Dentist: Generally dental pain arises with the inflammation from infection. This inflammatory pain responds well to the normal naids like Ibuprofen and naproxen.If you let the infection go, it can spread into the bone, sinuses or the brain. A dentist will clean out the infection and seal the source of infection if possible. You also probably need an old fashioned antibiotice like pennicilin. ...Read more

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What is the best pain relief for extracted wisdom teeth?

What is the best pain relief for extracted wisdom teeth?

NSAID, narcotics: Usually NSAID and narcotics. For best results and information, make sure your evaluation and treatment are done by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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How toothache can cause sinusitis , with knowing the tooth with root canal treatment (upper right first molar)?

How toothache can cause sinusitis  , with knowing the tooth with root canal treatment (upper right first molar)?

Not unusual: The roots of the upper first molar are often very close in proximity to the maxillary sinus. A sinus infection can cause a toothache, and a tooth infection can cause sinus pain. Or the two can occur independently. This tooth is the most common one for a root canal to fail due to its complexity. Seek evaluation by an endodontist, preferably one with 3-d imaging (cbct). Usually treatable. ...Read more

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Can unsuccessful root canal of the upper right pre-molar tooth cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Can unsuccessful root canal of the upper right pre-molar tooth cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Possible but Rare: Root canals are severing of neural tissue. Trigeminal neuralgia involves neural tissues of the fifth nerve gone bad, sending unwanted feedback of pain when stimulated. Most teeth with root canals don't cause this and there is never a direct cause and effect that ties trigeminal neuralgia to the root canal procedure. Some root canals do fail and cause bone cavitations and residual pain. ...Read more

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What sort of treatment for molar cavity?

What sort of treatment for molar cavity?

Depends on size: Very small cavities that are limited to the enamel can be cleaned out and covered with sealant. Larger cavities that have penetrated through the enamel will need a filling (silver amalgam or resin). Worst case scenario is a large cavity that has compromised a significant portion of the tooth which mandates a crown. Check with your dentist for options. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in front tooth and side of face, no discolouration of tooth or sign of tooth decay, no swelling, no painkillers are working . Please help?

Extreme pain in front tooth and side of face, no discolouration of tooth or sign of tooth decay, no swelling, no painkillers are working . Please help?

See a dentist ASAP: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment. it is possible to have an abscessed tooth with out swelling. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist for a treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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Which is worse in terms of pain, a crown, root canal procedure, or extraction?

Still can vary...: Although any of these can vary, most likely, the extraction would be worst. However, with that said, even that pain could be mild and perhaps last only for a few days. There are many variables, many other details that may make the answer differ. When managed properly any of these can be very tolerable if one is open to cooperating with the circumstances and is willing to work with it..... ...Read more

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What is the treatment for abscessed tooth?

What is the treatment for abscessed tooth?

Root canal / extract: Your dentist may first give you some antibiotics to get the infection down. Then, depending on the condition of the infected tooth, you may need a root canal and a crown on the tooth. If the tooth has a cavity that is too large or the tooth has a vertical fracture along the root or is splitting the tooth in half, then you may need to have the tooth extracted. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of osteomyelitis after tooth extraction?

What are the main symptoms of osteomyelitis after tooth extraction?

Swelling and pain: Osteomyelitis is advanced bone inflammation usually after untreated dry socket following the extraction, it's usually very painfull from the massive infection.. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tooth ache?

What is the treatment for tooth ache?

Tooth Ache: See your dentist asap and have the problem solved. The pain is from the tooth being assaulted by bacteria; the longer you wait the bigger the problem so see your dentist. ...Read more

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Symptoms of tooth abscess near crown?

Symptoms of tooth abscess near crown?

Perio or endo: If the abscess is draining, usually you will have slightly raised gum and very little pain. However, if the abscess is not draining or if the fistula (draining tube) is obstructed, you will have swollen gum and more pain. If your tooth abscess is near the gum, your dentist will also check out your gum condition in addition to your tooth because it can be cracked tooth and/or gum disease. ...Read more

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When is the wisdom tooth extraction needed? My upper wisdom tooth is rubbing against the gum on the lower jaw causing severe discomfort.

When is the wisdom tooth extraction needed? My upper wisdom tooth is rubbing against the gum on the lower jaw causing severe discomfort.

Common problem: You should have your wisdom teeth evaluated by your dentist or oral surgeon. When insufficient space is present, they can put you at risk for infections, damage to adjacent teeth, and other types of oral pathology. It's typically best to treat them when you are young, as the surgery and recovery tend to be easier. ...Read more

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