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What Does A Tooth Abscess Look Like
Bubble: Most of the primary teeth with an abscess for a bubble on the gums under the tooth. It is a sack filled with pus that swells next to tooth. This can be painful or not, but it is unhealthy and dangerous. A white or yellow head may also be evident during this develops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It's a connector.: A dental abutment is a connecting element. This is used in the context of a fixed bridge (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the bridge), partial removable dentures (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the partial) and in implants (used to attach a crown, bridge, or removable denture to the dental implant fixture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red, Yellow, Gray...: Unless the extraction site is completely covered by sutured gums, it is likely that you see clotting/clotted blood in the socket. Careful not to lose this blood clot, as it is nature's bandaid to protect the healing wound. The color will be red, then dark red to start. As the blood components break down, this color becomes more yellowish, then paler ; paler gray. The gums ; bone continue to grow. ...Read more
Dental implant: A dental implant looks like a metal bolt. Of course it comes in a sterile pack, is composed of titanium, and has a special coating on it to help the bone grow around it (integrate). Once the implant is placed, it takes atleast a few months to integrate into the bond and then a metal post (abutment) is placed. This is what sticks up out of the gums. Then your will get a crown on the abutment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gum post surgery: Following an extraction, the gum tissue around the extraction site will be a slightly red and the clot should be formed where the tooth was before. The clot appears to look like a piece of liver but it should not be disturbed. Within a few days, the gum tissue will grow over the and eventually cover the extraction site. In 8-12 weeks it will appear normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need to know what is white line on my upper tooth gums appears to be look like an infection or something else?
Pain?: Any pain? Hard to say without seeing. Consult DDS or oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
If you are asking: This question about your own piercing - then you need medical eval asap. ...Read more
Soft, wet "scab": "scab" sounds like peel-able, hard, dry skin covering, so typically dentists call the area "wound" or "socket" to point the area where extraction took place. You will see red blood in the area first; then it turns dark red as it clots; then more yellowish as the blood's "heme" breaks down; then lighter yellow, and gray-white. It will then slough off to expose baby-fine, new gum skin underneath! ...Read more
Breast Infection : Common features of breast abscesses include swelling and redness of the breast associated with a new, tender, progressively-enlarging lump. While more common with lactation, abscesses can develop at any time in a woman's life. Traditional rx often involved surgery, however current techniques favor (repeated) aspiration and antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Pain can be referred, meaning it could feel like it is coming from somewhere else (like your ear) but it is really coming from your tooth. You know the pain is referred if you treat the tooth and the earache went away. At the same time, TMJ pain can also imitate earache. Have your dentist perform a complete evaluation. ...Read more
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