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I am 74 and a few weeks ago had swollen gums. I was given
I am 74 and a few weeks ago had swollen gums. I was given antibiotics but this did not reduce swelling enough and pus came out from an incisor which dentist now says is dead and needs root canal. He h… read more
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Katz, I had the root canal done this AM. This Endodonist is
Hi Dr. Katz,I had the root canal done this AM. This Endodonist is putting me on another antibiotic in addition to the amoxicillin and said that it would take care of the swelling. This antibiotic is F… read more
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I had a root canal on Tuesday. The details surrounding it
Hi there. I had a root canal on Tuesday. The details surrounding it are long and exhausting, but essentially the Endodonist was not sure if he was doing it on the correct tooth as I was referred for #… read more
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I have a slight swelling on left upper part of my mouth i am
i have a slight swelling on left upper part of my mouth i am wondering why … read more
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My dentist changed my antibiotic from the Clindamycin to
My dentist changed my antibiotic from the Clindamycin to Erythromycin. The pharmacist told me to wait until this morning to start as my stomach was so upset. The problem is that I still have intense n… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,124 satisfied customers
Had infection in 3 teeth and jawbone. .2 teeth root canaled.
Had infection in 3 teeth and jawbone. .2 teeth root canaled. Endodontist said the third had too much metal to drill through....cap that had post attached and suggested apicoectomy. I'm wondering if th… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,124 satisfied customers
Katz. I am scheduled for a root canal on my upper left
Hi Dr. Katz. I am scheduled for a root canal on my upper left canine tooth this Thursday. I had an infection in this tooth when I visisted my dentist last Thursday which caused a small amount of swell… read more
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Dr. Katz
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To: Doctor Bornfeld, I went to see my peridonist who first
To: ***** ***** I went to see my peridonist who first detected the faulty root canal.He felt cleaning out the infection through surgery is not the solution and sometime in the near future I would need… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
Last Tuesday I woke up with a migraine, with usual sinus
Last Tuesday I woke up with a migraine, with usual sinus pain, including hurting teeth. However, by Wednesday night my migraine hadn't shifted sides or changed in intensity which is pretty unusual. I … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,124 satisfied customers
I have an absess above my toot which has already had a root
I have an absess above my toot which has already had a root canel and has been capped. The dentist told me I would need another root canel and they may have to do surgery though the gum. It doesn't hu… read more
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Dr. Care
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107 satisfied customers
I have 3 tooth absesses ( 2 of which are root canal
I have 3 tooth absesses ( 2 of which are root canal retreats). Dentist gave me a shot of steriod/antibiotic Thursday, face swelled up horribly within first 30 minutes, and is still just as swollen tod… read more
Dr. Mariana
Dr. Mariana
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I had a root canal a few years back and ever since I've
I had a root canal a few years back and ever since I've experienced pain from time to time in that tooth. I've noticed that when the pain is present that the gum by that tooth gets a fluidy ball on it… read more
Dr. Cliff
Dr. Cliff
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Doctoral Degree
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I had a molar extracted because of infection by my regular
I had a molar extracted because of infection by my regular dentist. It was an easy extraction. I was told I needed a bridge and the cost was too high for me on a fixed retirement income. I went to a l… read more
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Doctoral Degree
591 satisfied customers
My general dentist tried to do a root canal in my tooth next
My general dentist tried to do a root canal in my tooth next to the wisdom tooth but she couldn't do it and and she sent me to an endodonist. The endodonist said general dentists should be working on … read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
I had two fillings replaced on monday, teeth 29 and 30..
I had two fillings replaced on monday, teeth 29 and 30. . Tuesday I noticed some facial swelling. More pain, it got bad enough for me to call the dentist back. I call the dentist wednesday morning Den… read more
Dr. Behere
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Master's Degree
2,843 satisfied customers
About a month ago, I started having pain in tooth #7 which
About a month ago, I started having pain in tooth #7 which had a root canal and crown done over a year ago, and also pain in the front tooth right next to it. It started out as a simple ache that I th… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
I have a small bump on the roof of my mouth also at the top
i have a small white bump on the roof of my mouth also at the top of my tooth oon my gum .what are these ?… read more
Donetta
Donetta
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Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
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