Oral Health

Question
Posted by: mamo | 2011/06/28

Q.

Toddlers broken tooth

My 2 year old broke a piece of her tooth over a year ago when she was still a baby leaving the inside soft tissue exposed. i never took her to a dentist because the didnt seem in pain or bothered. Over time i noticed the same tooth was discolouring to a greyish colour. yesterday she woke up with her one side of the face swollen and the swelling is slowly coming down, still she doesnt seem like shes in pain. should i be concerned.?

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

yes the swelling is a sign of an infection. see a dentist

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Posted by: Alice | 2011/06/29

YES. I would take her to a dentist as soon as possible. The swelling is a sign of infection. Not everyone screams when they are in pain.

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