is there a dentist in the house?

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  1. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a dental question... is there anyone here whos a dentist?... (I thought there was a while ago)
     
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    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:you tease...LOL
     
  4. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mahonri is a dentist.
     
  5. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I thought so... but he is offline... oh well I will wait till I see him back here...

    thanks

    I got a filling in the VERY back bottom tooth on the right side on Thursday morning... freezing came out fine no pain thursday night... friday... today saturday I notice my gum is swollen and there is pain to floss and brush.. no foul taste or blood...

    what the heck is up with that?
     
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  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    sounds like the filling was probably deep and you will most likely need a root canal and a crown.

    Take a spoon and tap on the side of the tooth. If it hurts, you might need a canal.

    Does it feel like the first thing you touch when you bite on your back teeth?

    If it is the first thing you touch, it might be a quick fix when you go back to the dentist, a quick adjustment and it's done,

    BUT if it's very painful to tap on it and you are swollen, then you'll probably need a canal.

    Can you call his Emergency number and ask him to phone you in some antibiotics and pain meds?

    I'd try that first.

    Good luck and may God bless. Wish you were in Phoenix, Dar would meet Dar at the office!
     
  7. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    the tooth itself is fine no pain at all... its the gum...

    it feels like I have something trapped between the teeth... so I flossed and it hurt even more... when i take my tongue and go along the gumline the gum feels swollen...

    you know that lil clampy thingie that they use to form the filling... it almost feels like that was not placed properly and may have nicked the gum


    the bite / adjustment is fine its the right height too... thats all fine
     
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