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Posted by: buhle | 2010/09/17


swollen gums

i had swollen gums and went to the dentist were i did xray and found out i had big area +-10x15mm between my 21 & 22,both teeth have mobility of 2/3.. the dentist wasnt sure what it could be thats what he said i have.and i did a tooth filling last year but those +-10x15mm holes in my tooth are inside my guys thats when i did xray to see them...

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it could be an abscess.

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Posted by: buhle | 2010/09/18

i google the sympoms of absess and i have them i''m more convinced that it is abscess 2006 i had a tooth filling,its the 4th time i have swallen gums and every time i went to the dentist i was always given antibiotics and antibicteria mouthwash...since its the long time experiencing this and my front tooth are loose does it mean i have to remove them or there is still hope that they can be saved?
i was given antibiotics betamox and adco metronidaz i have finnished the course but i''m still swollen

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Posted by: buhle | 2010/09/18

thank you, can they be fixed?the dentist told me the is a huge possibility that i might have to remove them problem they are my front teeths

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Posted by: Dental Expert | 2010/09/17

it could be an abscess.

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