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My front tooth is aching and the gums swollen?
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a dentist ASAP
A tooth abscess 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.
Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. Rec. See your dentist asap.

In brief: See a dentist ASAP
A tooth abscess 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.
Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. Rec. See your dentist asap.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Abscess
It appears you have an abscess.
Please see a local dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Abscess
It appears you have an abscess.
Please see a local dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. James Beck
Dentistry
In brief: Abscess
Sounds like an abscess if it is localized to one tooth and the swelling is right around the aching tooth.
This problem can only be treated by seeing a dentist for root canal or extraction.

In brief: Abscess
Sounds like an abscess if it is localized to one tooth and the swelling is right around the aching tooth.
This problem can only be treated by seeing a dentist for root canal or extraction.
Dr. James Beck
Dr. James Beck
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
In brief: Possible infection
You probably have an infected tooth with pain and swelling.
You need to get seen for antibiotics then get to a dentist.

In brief: Possible infection
You probably have an infected tooth with pain and swelling.
You need to get seen for antibiotics then get to a dentist.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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