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How to cure abscess in the gum?

painless lump on gum
hi i have a crown on my front tooth and have noticed a small painless lump on the gum above.i had absess in my root months ago as i had pain and swelling,but took antibiotics which got rid...could this be to do with that?
kate
Tue, 24 Jun 2014
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 's  Response
thanks for your query, i have gone through your query. the abscess could be a recurent infection from the same tooth. consult a oral physician and get a radiograph done to rule out infection. get the tooth root canal treated (if previously not root canal treated) and repeat the crown. take a course of antibiotics like penicillin and metronidazole combination(if you are not allergic). i hope my answer will help you. take care.
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How to cure abscess in the gum?

thanks for your query, i have gone through your query. the abscess could be a recurent infection from the same tooth. consult a oral physician and get a radiograph done to rule out infection. get the tooth root canal treated (if previously not root canal treated) and repeat the crown. take a course of antibiotics like penicillin and metronidazole combination(if you are not allergic). i hope my answer will help you. take care.