Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Moses | 2009/07/21

Q.

abscess

Hi

I visited the dentist lastweek as i needed a filling. I also had an abscess. The tooth has been filled, and 6 days later, I' m still with the abscess. How do i get rid of it without having to go back to the dentist?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

if the tooth had an abscess , a root canal treatment is usually needed. is the treament you did last week complete as root canals usually take more than 1 appointment.
it is not advisable to leave the abscess untreated- ss a dentist befre taking any medication

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Posted by: Moses | 2009/07/21

i can choke that dentist i went to, he should of told me to do root canal and not charge me R853 for a fillings and press on the abscess with his fingers to get rid of the puss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Doc

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