Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Injured Teeth Warning Signs

See a dentist for right away for a dental injury and any of the following:

Notify your dentist for:
  • A tooth that has become sensitive to hot or cold
  • Fever over 101 degrees F (38.3 C)
  • Pus draining from the gums
  • Redness, swelling, or warmth to your gums or cheek
  • Facial swelling around a dental injury

Continue to Injured Teeth Underlying Cause

Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Injured Teeth References
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