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14 Sep 2007

Extract / Fill
Hi doc

A few years ago a tooth of mine chipped, it turned blue and it looks like its rotting it isn't painful though, For the past few weeks a little boil comes up over it now and again. Do i need to extract it or could it be filled. I'd hate to extract.
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01 Jan 0001

the nerve of the tooth has been affected. The "boil" you see is an abscess. You can save the tooth by having a root canal treatment done. It is not necessary to extract the tooth
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