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I've had this re-occuring tooth ache for about three years now. It started when i had some dental work done on my molar farthest back. I had a cavity that the dentist tried unsuccessfully to drill out & he put a big hole in my tooth & didn't fill it. Since then, i lost coverage due to financial difficulties & a shift in priorities (more kids=more money) & my tooth has been severely decaying. That cavity found a new home in that hole the dentist drilled & eroded about half my tooth away and turned it black. I've had painful abcesses on my gums & cheeks in the surrounding areas. The most i've done is put some anbesol on it, but it doesn't help because it's not fixing anything, just making it a little more tolerable. How much would it cost if i paid for this out of my pocket to have it fixed?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 1:25 AM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Health
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Answer by dbodani at 2:24 AM on Apr. 12, 2011
I don't have an answer about who or where to go, but maybe this can help in the meantime. My husband has been dealing with tooth pain and abscesses and what we've done is get some Goldenseal and Myrrh, at a health food store, mix a little together half and half, and put it on the sore spot. I put the mixture in a tea bag, wet it then stick it in the microwave for a couple seconds. It's amazing how it has taken away the pain and helped the swelling to go down. I am not a health nut by any means, but my sister has always done the natural healing/doctoring for her family and this is a tried and true solution. Hope it helps.
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Answer by hibbingmom at 2:54 AM on Apr. 12, 2011