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White pus like discharge from top front tooth. Brushing frequently, flossing. Causes and treatment?

Hello Dr, one of my top front tooth has a pus like discharge( white in color) when I push my tongue from behind the tooth. It does not smell and it 3 months since my valve replacement surgery reason I am not in rush to visit a dentist. I brush frequently, floss and using mouthwash and salted water to rinse.. Thank you very much.
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello there,
you seem to have infection in your upper tooth and the abscess draining through the root portion or you may have gum abscess. a x ray examination will show the exact picture and will make your dentist to decide the treatment plan. if your tooth is infected you have to get a root canal treatment done or if there is gum abscess you need ultrasonic deep cleaning of gums followed by a course of worries if you have undergone valve replacement,scaling is completely a non agressive dental treatment, take care
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

After reading your clinical history i suspect that there is pus formation from one of your roots of front teeth i would suggest you to visit the Dentist and get the checkup done take x-rays of the tooth.
If there is presence of infection you have to go for root canal treatment of the tooth followed by prosthetic crown placement.
If it is a gum abscess you have to go for complete mouth scaling, polishing and curettage.
Maintain a good oral hygiene use antiseptic mouthwash rinses.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Deepika Attresh's  Response
Hello & welcome
if you have any history of fall or trauma few years back, tan this may be a sinus from which pus is oozing out.
Because after trauma sometime pulp get necrosed & lead to formation of periapical granuloma.
If you don't have such type of history this may be a case of gingivitis, for that scaling & deep cleaning required.
i think this information will help you.
thanks & take care
Answered: Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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