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I think I have an abscess in my mouth and can't get a

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Hi I think I have an abscess in my mouth and can't get a dentist
JA: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?
Customer: I have very severe pain I the top and bottom of my teeth on the right side
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No I do have gum disease


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Meanwhile, the following would help;

1) Betadine gargles (anti bacterial).

Warm salt water gargles.

2) Combinnation of Ibuprofen and paracetamol.

3) Clove oil application.

4) Benzocaine past application.

All of these are without a prescription.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Do i need antibiotics

You may need antibiotics but this can only be determined by examination and x-ray of the teeth.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
But I can't find a NHS dentist in my area

You may call 111.

You can also have a look at the following link:

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/how-to-find-an-nhs-dentist/

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thanku but I have a phobia too of dentists

Welcome.

You may try the measures we have discussed.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
OK thanku I will


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