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Went to see a oral surgeon today about a getting a tooth pulled.....

My filling came out and it hurts really bad, not to mention part of my tooth had broken off. They tell me they don't have an opening all summer. Should I have to put up with this or what? That's 3 months away!

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amessageofhope

Asked by amessageofhope at 12:24 AM on Jun. 14, 2011 in Health

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  • I know they're usually very busy, but I'd shop around for something/someone sooner, esp. if it happens to be bothering you. I can't believe you have to wait 3 mos, but sometimes they also make you wait if it's infected. If you were put on antibiotics and told to come back that would be part of the problem, they won't do anything while it's infected. Othewise, like I said, shop around if your in a lot of pain.
    MyAngel003

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 12:28 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Go to another dentist...hope u feel better.
    Use some kind of numbing gel from the drugstore for now.
    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 12:33 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • A regular dentist can pull a tooth too. There r walk ins and emergencies. Is your tooth infected? R u on antibiotics?
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 12:34 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Go to another dentist. Ask other around you who they see and what quality of service they received.

    wmbeener

    Answer by wmbeener at 12:38 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • I have a great dentist,totally pain free.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 12:40 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • You don't really need an oral surgeon to take a tooth out. Call a Dentist.
    You're in pain, they will consider that an emergency dear.
    Your nerve is probably exposed getting air on it and nothing will stop that kind of pain for long.
    This happened to my DH and they took it out same day!
    Good Luck!.. You poor thing!!....That's got to be driving you crazy. OUCH!
    KellyGirl_TX

    Answer by KellyGirl_TX at 7:45 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

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