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Feel pressure in my tooth. If infected can it go away on own? What specialist should I see? no swelling, just pain and pressure.
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Dr. Harlan Wilson
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In brief: Abscesss
Yes, the infection can be beat maybe for a period of time.
However, think of the tooth as no longer acting in a protective manner, but a hiding place for the bacteria to hide, be protected, and constantly attack again until the canal where the tooth is hiding is filled. The pressure will reoccur due to the bactria elevating the tooth. See a general dentist to determine if if the tooth is fixable.

In brief: Abscesss
Yes, the infection can be beat maybe for a period of time.
However, think of the tooth as no longer acting in a protective manner, but a hiding place for the bacteria to hide, be protected, and constantly attack again until the canal where the tooth is hiding is filled. The pressure will reoccur due to the bactria elevating the tooth. See a general dentist to determine if if the tooth is fixable.
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dr. Harlan Wilson
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In brief: Dentist
If the tooth is infected, you'll need antibiotics to settle the infection, & either a root canal or have the tooth removed to keep it from coming back.
If the tooth is just inflamed, the dentist may still have suggestions for care to prevent future infections.

In brief: Dentist
If the tooth is infected, you'll need antibiotics to settle the infection, & either a root canal or have the tooth removed to keep it from coming back.
If the tooth is just inflamed, the dentist may still have suggestions for care to prevent future infections.
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
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In brief: Pain on pressure
Infections never go away on their own when a tooth is involved.
What can cause pain in a tooth can be a crack in the tooth or a high spot on the tooth or biting down into a hard piece of food bruising the ligament around the tooth. Best to have a dentist check this to confirm the cause and treat it properly.

In brief: Pain on pressure
Infections never go away on their own when a tooth is involved.
What can cause pain in a tooth can be a crack in the tooth or a high spot on the tooth or biting down into a hard piece of food bruising the ligament around the tooth. Best to have a dentist check this to confirm the cause and treat it properly.
Dr. Gregori Kurtzman
Dr. Gregori Kurtzman
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