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What should I do to control my breath which smells like blood and leaking wisdom tooth ?

my breath smells like blood one of my wisdom tooth broke so Its leaking, Ive been having this bad breath smell for years though. and I cannot afford a dentist nor have medicare . how can I fix it?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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Dentist, Endodontics 's  Response

since you have a broken tooth and that too foul smelling that means its already infected and this could be dangerous as you are avoiding this for the right treatment for this can be two depending on the amount of tooth structure present...firstly one can try for a RCT if considerable tooth structure is present... but if not then extraction is the final option available that too under proper antibiotic cover so as to avoid spreading of infection...
no other treatment would help...and please get an xray done before opting for any teatment measure...
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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Dentist Dr. M Hasan's  Response
the condition is such that you have to have visit a dentist, there are 2-3 type of treatments available for this type or problems...
1st- RCT....when tooth is in such condition that if it can be saved..than this one is the best...but the dentist will decide that if this can be saved by examing your IOPA X-ray
2nd -option is Apicectomy with endo-dontic Treatment(RCT)...
3RD- Extraction...this is the final treatment if anything chould not possible...and it is not expensive also...
but you will need to replace the tooth with removal/fixed/implant one...after few month when wound healed completely...
Answered: Tue, 10 Apr 2012
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Dentist Dr. Vishal Jain's  Response


If you have a problem of broken tooth, you have to visit to your dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment of that tooth.

He will do Root canal treatment if possible otherwise extraction is the alternative.
Use mouth wash regularly and brush twice a day.


Dr. Vishal Jain, Vitaldent, faridabad.
Answered: Tue, 10 Apr 2012
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Psychiatrist Dr. Aravinda Jawali's  Response
Hello ane welcome to HCM:
You have broken wisdom tooth and
Getting started on a prescription antibiotic is always the first task once an abscess begins. . Starting the prescription as quickly as you can is a great idea, but you need to take Tylenol for pain control as well.

Using an ice pack will help minimize the pain associated with an abscessed tooth, and you will need to keep it on your cheek for only about two minutes at a time. The abscess will fill with pus and blood, and then pain will disappear, and by rinsing your mouth often with warm salt water or antiseptic mouthwash will help speed the process along.

Continue with the rinses, the abscess if needed. The dentist will also make an appointment to remove the tooth. and following his advice is essential to keep the abscess and pain to a tolerable point.
You need to rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Try clove oil application.
Ty also garlic caps with ginger and capsules which will boos your immunity.
If you get a chance with a free hospital with a dentist , get treated further.

Answered: Wed, 14 Mar 2012
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Dear xrg, go to a Govt. hospital or some charitable hospital and get your fractured tooth extracted / treated. You can also visit some clinic offering free dental check-up. There you get your free clinical examination done, plus such clinics offer treatments at attractive rates. I am not joking. Its a serious advice I have given you looking at your financial condition. Visit today and end all your years long miseries.
Answered: Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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