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I have a slight pain in one of my front teeth. It's a minor
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I just had a root canal done last week on Thursday and now I
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I developed a dental fistula as a result of an abcess on
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I had a root canal and then a crown put on about five weeks
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I have a fistula which I showed 2 dentists. It's right above
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I have a small lump at the top of my upper jaw at the point
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I have a raised blister like sore above my upper molar that
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I had a root canal on a tooth about a year and a half ago.
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