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Is it possible to have an abscess under an old filling?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Oh yes.

Decay leads to infection; can get bigger, lead to pus pocket (abscess) in and around tooth.
Can become a big problem if it is not addressed-usually incision and drainage, maybe root canal, maybe more advanced oral surgery; requires antibiotic treatment.

In brief: Oh yes.

Decay leads to infection; can get bigger, lead to pus pocket (abscess) in and around tooth.
Can become a big problem if it is not addressed-usually incision and drainage, maybe root canal, maybe more advanced oral surgery; requires antibiotic treatment.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
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