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Severe infection in teeth. What are treatment options?

i have sever infection my front teeth and i have short root filling my origenal teeth is brocken half 10 years ago and i have crown and my dantes send a letter to the endoclinic and my doctor said i have to wait the appointment a one year and still i have the pain i took untipotics but did not help i do not know what to do
Asked On : Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello,
I am Dr.Neha Gupta (dentist) and am glad to address to your query here.

you might be having infection or pocket formation
immediately start up with warm saline rinses & betadine rinses, along with antibiotic course including amoxycilline 500mg TDS & ibuprofen 400 mg TDS.
Than visit to your dentist for check iopa x-ray
as there is infection so to protect the tooth RCT has to be done again

Take care and please keep me informed of your progress at healthcaremagic through my profile directly.

Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response
HI,

Thanks for asking the query,

You had a traumatised tooth 10 years back which was rc treated and crowned .
Pain in that particular tooth can be due to re-infection or due to pocket formation.

You get a complete clinical evaluation of your mouth done . take and x-ray
In case of re-infection the crown has to be removed and re-rct of the tooth is required .
Take an antibiotic and analgesic course .
take warm saline gargles.

Get complete oral prophylaxis done.

You should not delay the treatment as chances of infection increases.

Regards...
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query,
The goals of treatment are to cure the infection, save the tooth, and prevent complications.
Antibiotics may be given to fight the infection. Warm salt-water rinses may be soothing. Over-the-counter pain relievers may relieve the toothache and fever.
Do not place aspirin directly over the tooth or gums, because this increases irritation of the tissues and can result in mouth ulcers.
If there is a severe infection, the tooth may be removed or surgery may be needed to drain the abscess
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful
Regards
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Hello and welcome,

As you complains of pain in your fractured teeth,there may be pulpal invovement.

In such cases root canal treatment has to be done to remove the entire infected pulp within the teeth.

IN your case the pain and infection will be severe,if the treatment is postponed for another one year.

I would suggest you to get the treatment soon to avoid periapical abscess formation.
Antibiotics and analgesics has to be administered in complete course.

Crown has to be placed following root canal treatment procedures.

Maintain good oral hygiene.

Place a cotton with formocresol in the fractured teeth until you get the treatment.

TAKE CARE.
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bhanu Gothi's  Response
hello
As you complains of pain in your teeth which got fractured 10 years back , according to the history seems as if RCT has been done because of the pulpal invovement. surely a case of reinfection.

In such cases re-RCT has to be done to remove the entire infected pulp within the teeth.
would suggest you to get the treatment as soon as possible to avoid periapical abscess or cyst formation. which will further leed to severe complications.

Antibiotics may be given in case of infection.
Warm salt-water rinses may be soothing and done 3-4 times a day
pain killer may relieve the toothache
take care
regards
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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