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Suddenly my abscessed tooth stopped hurting. Does that mean it does not have to be treated?

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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No!!!

Get it treated. The cause of the infection is still there and ready to hit yoju as soon as it can.

In brief: No!!!

Get it treated. The cause of the infection is still there and ready to hit yoju as soon as it can.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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Dr. Joseph Kim
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely Not

Your body has an amazing healing mechanism that constantly fights pain that arises.
Your toothache is no different. Like the waves in the ocean, there will be periods of time when pain thresholds are below tolerable levels. Likewise, there will again be considerable pain as it surpasses those levels. Don't wait for the next painful attack. The next time may be worse. Treat the problem now!

In brief: Absolutely Not

Your body has an amazing healing mechanism that constantly fights pain that arises.
Your toothache is no different. Like the waves in the ocean, there will be periods of time when pain thresholds are below tolerable levels. Likewise, there will again be considerable pain as it surpasses those levels. Don't wait for the next painful attack. The next time may be worse. Treat the problem now!
Dr. Joseph Kim
Dr. Joseph Kim
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