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I have noticed a abscess in my mouth on the lower jaw on the
I have noticed a abscess in my mouth on the lower jaw on the back near the joint it is in the soft tissue. I will feel a lump and it will burst. Tastes terrible and I will rinse with mouthwash several… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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It's been 14 days since tooth extraction and bone graft I
it's been 14 days since tooth extraction and bone graft I went to Disneyland for two days and flew home today now since flight I can't hear out of ear and jaw under where it was pulled is sore .is thi… read more
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Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
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Had an extraction & bone graft on thursday. Pain was bad
Had an extraction & bone graft on thursday. Pain was bad thursday, better friday, worse saturday and today. Not sure if it's ok or not and running low on pain medication. … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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I had a abscess over my back upper tooth next to the last
I had a abscess over my back upper tooth next to the last one. Left side. It's happen twice in 2 years. At periodontist yesterday and said it was 7 pocket with infection in it. It was a 11 pocket when… read more
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Dr. Katz
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Had lower right first molar extracted on Monday at noon, due
Hi. Had lower right first molar extracted on Monday at noon, due to decay and broken off on right side. Was told break was down to root/nerve and could abscess any time. Extraction was a breeze and no… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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I am just recovering from an abscess and was prescribed
I am just recovering from an abscess and was prescribed amoxicillin and metronidazole when my face became swollen. I don't have an appointment with my dentist until Mon 9th Nov because I'm going away … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
I am going to have an extraction of a tooth on my upper left
I am going to have an extraction of a tooth on my upper left in 2 hours. There is an infection above it, which we have been controlling with Amoxicillin. The extractrion will be part of a plan to repl… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
I had a tooth extraction and bone graft five days ago in
Hi. I had a tooth extraction and bone graft five days ago in prep for an implant. I also had an implant base inserted in another empty socket right next to the graft. The pain hasn't decreased. In fac… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
I am currently traveling abroad without access to a doctor
I am currently traveling abroad without access to a doctor and will be away for a few months. Before I left the U.S., I had a broken tooth checked and my dentist scheduled it for extraction for when I… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
Upper maxillary infection...approx may 26 th my friend was
Upper maxillary infection...approx may 26 th my friend was given amoxicillin for his abscessed molar....he was to then see the endodontist...well he never finished the round of antibiotics (500 mgs x3… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
I had a tooth pulled and a bone graft put in 42 days ago, my
i had a tooth pulled and a bone graft put in 42 days ago, my x-rays and the surgical site look great, but, i have been in horrible pain and throbbing that increases with activity. i also have pain und… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Would like to get more then one person weighing in on this
Would like to get more then one person weighing in on this if possible. Went to the Oral surgeon to get tooth #19 extracted Before he did the extraction he took a panoramic xray, which reveled that, t… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
The gum outside a lower root canal molar, just before the
Hi. The gum outside a lower root canal molar, just before the wisdom, right side, hurts when I press on it - a bit sharply. If I tap the crown, there is some tiny sharp pain. Gum pain started today, b… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
I have a bridge on the lower aft that spans three teeth. The
I have a bridge on the lower aft that spans three teeth. The back anchor tooth has decayed away and will have to be removed. What are the options and costs for the repair? Now a bridge would neet to s… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
Currently recovering from dental abscess - on meds
Currently recovering from dental abscess - on meds (Amoxicillin, Methylprednisolone tabs, Ibuprofen). Lower part of jaw is still a little swollen, numb and the skin in this area burns a lot. It feels … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,052 satisfied customers
In November I had a tooth extracted, UR7. It could have been
In November I had a tooth extracted, UR7. It could have been fixed with a root canal and crown but I my dentist advised, and Dr Alex confirmed (ref. my question 10/20/10), that the prognosis was not g… read more
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Dr. Alex
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Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
I went to the dentist yesterday because I thought I had an
I went to the dentist yesterday because I thought I had an old cavity leaking out. The dentist said it's not a cavity, but an abscessed tooth. I was throwing up last month and ended up in the hospital… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
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Doctoral Degree
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2 years ago-abscess of left upper molar following a tooth
2 years ago-abscess of left upper molar following a tooth fracture under a crown.Was diagnosed as otitis media X4 and sinusitis for 7 months until abscess ballooned out side of upper gum. Tooth extrac… read more
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Dr. George McKee
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Doctoral Degree
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