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How can I take care of tooth/gum abscess?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Visit the dentist

Tooth/gum infection can further spread to other parts of the body like jaw bones and heart.
It also can result in systemic infection. Therefore, dental treatment is a must. Keep a good oral hygiene and call for appointment.

In brief: Visit the dentist

Tooth/gum infection can further spread to other parts of the body like jaw bones and heart.
It also can result in systemic infection. Therefore, dental treatment is a must. Keep a good oral hygiene and call for appointment.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Joe Armel
New treatments with Nd/Yag lasers make treating infected gums much simpler than older surgical methods. Look for a DDS that does LANAP treatment: http://www.millenniumdental.com/periolase.php
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a dentist

See a dentist to determine both the cause of the abscess and the available treatment options.
There is nothing you can do on your own other than take otc pain medication which will offer only temporary relief at best!

In brief: See a dentist

See a dentist to determine both the cause of the abscess and the available treatment options.
There is nothing you can do on your own other than take otc pain medication which will offer only temporary relief at best!
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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