I am having severe toothache and loose teeth. I used to chew tobacco for the past 10 years. I am getting severe tooth pain often and some blister in the gums. My upper sixth tooth got loose and was removed three years ago. I have been to a local dentist and they advised deep scaling, root canal therapy for two teeth and flap surgery followed by bone grafting. This treatment is being too expensive; kindly suggest if there is anything else that can be done. Are all these treatments required in my case? I have attached my prescription and x-rays for your reference.
It seems that the loose teeth have gone beyond repair and should be removed (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The alternative treatment plan, which is cost effective, do deep scaling first to get clean gums and teeth and then use Betadine mouthwash for one month. Get the loose tooth removed as it cannot be saved. Flap surgery and bone grafting need not be done as they have a low success rate. In the gaps formed by removal of the tooth, place a fixed tooth to get a good occlusion. Do cleaning for every six months to prevent such blisters and loose teeth.
Thank you doctor,
Here, my doctor says that if I do not go with the flap surgery, then the same problem might occur on the remaining teeth and that worries me.
.. your complaint, it looks like you have deep gum infection and it is causing loss of attachment of teeth to gums making them loose.
As you are a smoker, it causes the gum health to deter even faster. Read full
.. that the loose teeth have gone beyond repair and should be removed (attachment removed to protect patient identity).
The alternative treatment plan, which is cost effective, do deep scaling first to get clean gums and teeth and then use Betadine mou Read full
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