NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Dental and Oral Health (Children)
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