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I have a exposed nerve in a tooth and will be unable 2 see a dentist for at least 3 months how can I keep it from getting infected?

12 doctors weighed in
5 doctors agree

In brief: Exposed Nerve

Three days is a long time to see a dentist for an exposed nerve let alone 3+ months.
Not much you can do to ward off pain and infection , other than moving up the time frame for your treatment. All the best...

In brief: Exposed Nerve

Three days is a long time to see a dentist for an exposed nerve let alone 3+ months.
Not much you can do to ward off pain and infection , other than moving up the time frame for your treatment. All the best...
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. George Hanna
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Nerve Treatment

You need to see the dentist to treat for possible root canal or further other treatment but you can not ignore it.
try and see the dentist in the next day or two. You might get pain if not already.

In brief: Nerve Treatment

You need to see the dentist to treat for possible root canal or further other treatment but you can not ignore it.
try and see the dentist in the next day or two. You might get pain if not already.
Dr. George Hanna
Dr. George Hanna
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Emergency dentist

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.
Emergency help available 24/7 through 1-800-DENTIST. Call 1-800 dentist for an appointment no

In brief: Emergency dentist

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.
Emergency help available 24/7 through 1-800-DENTIST. Call 1-800 dentist for an appointment no
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tooth

you are limited with home remedies.
What is keeping you from seeing a dentist for so long? You may not be able to wait that long without developing pain, swelling and more problems.

In brief: Tooth

you are limited with home remedies.
What is keeping you from seeing a dentist for so long? You may not be able to wait that long without developing pain, swelling and more problems.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Too late

It's already infected.
The cavity that resulted in exposure is a defect caused by infected tooth material. There's no pill, potion, salve, snake oil, emolument, or band aid that will help. You require immediate professional care. Please do not allow damage to worsen, infection to spread. Please seek immediate professional care.

In brief: Too late

It's already infected.
The cavity that resulted in exposure is a defect caused by infected tooth material. There's no pill, potion, salve, snake oil, emolument, or band aid that will help. You require immediate professional care. Please do not allow damage to worsen, infection to spread. Please seek immediate professional care.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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