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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Kids
My child recently had his two front upper teeth extracted because his permantant teeth were growing out and his baby teeth weren`t coming out just yet. He also had some kind of infection on the same two teeth and ended up taking antibiotic for 7 days. He is now complaining of pain - that the bottom teeth are irritating his top gum tissue. Should I take him back to a dentist?
Yes, this issue can only be addressed through an examination by your dentist.
Dennis J McTigue, DDS
Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University