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What color gums should I be concerned about and go see a dentist?

What color gums should I be concerned about and go see a dentist?

Red/Bleeding: Bleeding gums are your first sign of inflammation. Brush and floss better and see your dentist. Waterpik is a nice adjunctive device. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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Should i be concerned about feeling unwell after a visit to the dentist?

Should i be concerned about feeling unwell after a visit to the dentist?

Yes: Call your dentist office 1st. It may or may not be related to the treatment. If the dentist does not think it is related it may be best to see a physician. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a tooth abscess?

Should I be concerned about a tooth abscess?

See a dentist ASAP: A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The infection may spread to your jaw, face, eyes, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a fobia of going to the dentist to check on my teeth.I have a decayed wisdom teeth that should bo removed by surgery.What should I do? Help please

I have a fobia of going to the dentist to check on my teeth.I have a decayed wisdom teeth that should bo removed by surgery.What should I do? Help please

See an oral surgeon: Most oral surgeons offer sedation. If you really need to have a wisdom tooth removed, you may opt for sedation. You will have no memory of the procedure and it isn't scary at all. Have a friend or relative go with you to the doctor. You will go in and the next thing you will remember is leaving the office with your friend or relative. ...Read more

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What should I do about a chipped tooth if you can't see a dentist?

What should I do about a chipped tooth if you can't see a dentist?

Why can't you?: Why can't you see a dentist? The question here is really about how important it is to have the tooth fixed? Or whether or not you feel it's worth the money to have it fixed? Otherwise, you're stuck with the consequences of having a chipped tooth and dealing with the functional and esthetic concerns. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for TMJ? Should I go to my general doctor or to a dentist?

What type of doctor should I see for TMJ? Should I go to my general doctor or to a dentist?

OFP specialist: The Center for Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and management of pain in the head, face and temporomandibular joints (TMJ). They have trained 2-3 additional years after completing dental school in this field. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my wife is constantly dislocating her arm and i would like a doctor to look at it. What type of specialist should I go see?

Should i be concerned if my wife is constantly dislocating her arm and i would like a doctor to look at it. What type of specialist should I go see?

Orthopedist: This is a fairly common problem and can be managed by a good orthopedic surgeon. It may be possible to manage it simply by strengthening some of the nearby muscles, or surgery may help. ...Read more

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If I have a white spot on my tongue should I go to a doc or a dentist for examination?

Go to your : Dentist, an oral surgeon, or a periodontist for evaluation of the white spot. ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should see the dentist about my gum infection?

Please tell me if I should see the dentist about my gum infection?

You should, ASAP: The recent studies find that bacteria and inflammation (gum disease) in your mouth are also linked to other problems like heart attack, dementia and jeopardize your overall health. See your dentist for consultation and treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if I should go to the doctor for gum and tooth pain?

What could I do to determine if I should go to the doctor for gum and tooth pain?

See a Dentist ASAP: If you have a toothache, you may have a cavity or advanced gum disease. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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Could i see a doctor about abscess at top of my gum or does it have to be a dentist?

Could i see a doctor about abscess at top of my gum or does it have to be a dentist?

See a dentist: You don't only need medication, you need to treat the source of infection which is your tooth. See a dentist. ...Read more

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I can see a small white spot on my tongue should I be worried or see a doctor it doesn't hurt, what treatment I need to remove it please?

I can see a small white spot on my tongue should I be worried or see a doctor it doesn't hurt, what treatment I need to remove it please?

Observe: If it is not gone in two weeks, it should be looked at by a dentist, oral surgeon, physician or an ent specialist. ...Read more

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I have brown spots all in between by breast! should I be concerned? and should I go see a doctor imeditally? they hurt and itch

I have brown spots all in between by breast! should I be concerned? and should I go see a doctor imeditally?  they hurt and itch

See Doc: If the brown spots hurt and itch you should see a doctor for his opinion regarding you have an infection. You may have folliculitis or even fungal infection. I hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mouth. could my teeth be bleeding a bit?

What do you suggest if my mouth. could my teeth be bleeding a bit?

Bacteria: If you are having bleeding from your mouth, it is the gums bleeding being irritated or infected from the effects of bacteria/plaque/tartar. I would recommend you start flossing, even if it makes your gums bleed; it will get better. More importantly, you need to see your dentist right away and he can evaluate your hygiene and gum situation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I can see filling line in front tooth, should I be concerned?

I can see filling line in front tooth, should I be concerned?

See dentist : Hard to diagnose without looking ..If see a line on existing fill on your tooth could be a crack or staining..Get it checked..If on a natural tooth could be enamel crack..Could br caused from grinding..Or many other reasons so the best option is to see your dentist. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a crack in teeth?

Should I be concerned about a crack in teeth?

Depends: All fractures are not the same. A fracture in the enamel of an anterior tooth may require little if any treatment, whereas a fracture in your molar may require a crown to save the tooth. No one answer for every situation, so let your own dentist evaluate your condition. ...Read more

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Can an abscessed tooth kill you? I have a pain in my tooth that i'm worried might be abscessed. I don't have insurance and am worried that a dentist will not see me. Should i go in for any tooth-related pain? .

Can an abscessed tooth kill you? I have a pain in my tooth that i'm worried might be abscessed. I don't have insurance and am worried that a dentist will not see me. Should i go in for any tooth-related pain?


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Spokane, In : Spokane, in rare cases an abscessed tooth can kill you. But, in the United States, i believe only one or two people die every year from this. More importantly, an abscessed tooth can cause pain, swelling, spreading infection, fear, increased cost of treatment, loss of a tooth or teeth, and the list goes on. Without insurance, cash or credit works. Also try this: http://www.Freedentalcare.Us/ci/wa-spokane hope this is helpful, michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow dentistry at suburban square 610-649-0313. ...Read more

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Please tell me if i need to see a dentist about bone in gum?

Please tell me if i need to see a dentist about bone in gum?

Yes you do: I don't know what you mean by bone in gum.But as long as it is problem with gums and teeth, you should see a dentist. ...Read more