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Abscess tooth with Swollen jaw

Hi, recently last friday my tooth started hurting. Saturday morning when i woke up my whole left cheek and jaw were swollen pretty big. I went to the ER and was given penicillin vk 500. It's been 4 days and its barely gone down. Is this normal? My tooth that has the abcsess is broken down to the gum, if that could be why. What would i need to get done to fix this and does anyone know about the price it would cost with no insurence? Also do dentists office's set up payment plans? Thanks
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Dear Friend,
I have written a short story which I send to everyone who is looking for help with basic dental problems.  Several paragraphs concern the source of dental problems, the rest details natural remedies for relief.

I have had a number of experiences, from basic cavities, fillings, to replacement of metal fillings with epoxy, root canals, infections, extractions, and now contemplating implants.   I wish my parents had shown me their dental problems and given me very intelligent warnings about keeping my teethBroken or knocked out tooth
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You may find that dentists do not spend any time counseling their patients relative to the things that cause tooth and root decay, or how to get free from it.  Why should they when they make money from dental disease.  Dental decay is the number one disease in the world.  The primaryPrimary amyloidosis
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The primary answer (to teach children) is to do everything possible to have good teeth and stay away from dentist offices.  Eat whole foods and not food products, especially the sweet ones factories put on supermarket shelves to take your money and give you disease.  Then again, you will find native peoples (Dani of West Papua) who eat sweet potatoes have significant dental problems.  So its not just any whole food, and teeth cleaning practices are essential.  Use of drugs or alcohol also jeopardizes teeth, future health, and happiness.

As for solutions to pain, infection, or abscesses... It is far more economical to test natural remedies before going through the expensive repertoire of procedures that dentists will recommend.  These remedies are very basic, beneficial, have no side effects, and do not interfere with the dentists prescriptions.  First remedial action is to decide to get the negatives (factory products with sugar) out of your diet and install positives (fresh greens, grains, and animal).  It may not be easy and can take time, but it is the only way to escape the dental drill.  Second immediate action is to try relieving pain, abscesses, and infection with salt water, calcium, oregano, oil, onion juice, and cabbage.

Part B follows
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Dear Friend, Take note that someone has tampered with what I have written, so I have edited it and reposted.

I have written a short story which I send to everyone who is looking for help with basic dental problems.  Several paragraphs concern the source of dental problems, the rest details natural remedies for relief.

I have had a number of experiences, from basic cavities, fillings, to replacement of metal fillings with epoxy, root canals, infections, extractions, and now contemplating implants.   I wish my parents had shown me their dental problems and given me very intelligent warnings about keeping my teethBroken or knocked out tooth

School-age children development teachers, boy scout leaders, church pastor, best friends, favorite tv shows, etc, etc.  What my mother did do for the family was keep the kitchen cupboard stocked with cookies, famous cereals, ice cream in the freezer, a different cake every week with sugary icing, and chocolate rabbits for Easter.  That’s only part of the list of sweet foods that made me a sugar addict as I grew up.  Once I got to natural foods I found honey, dates, and acidic fruit to get my fix from.  The worst part is the fact I did not realize I was feeding a sweet tooth for many years.

You may find that dentists do not spend any time counseling their patients relative to the things that cause tooth and root decay, or how to get free from it.  Why should they when they make money from dental disease.  Dental decay is the number one disease in the world.  The primary cause is diet, and no amount of dental work can stop the decay process. Unless a person changes their diet, getting rid of all the decay producing sweets, they will continue going through the process of:  cavities, fillings, more fillings, splitting teethBroken or knocked out tooth

Toothaches, root canals, infections, gum disease, root scaling, extractions, bridges, implants, etc, until dentures.  And that’s not the end... dental procedures cause aging.  A pulled tooth can result in numb toes and leg cramps, an overdose of anesthesia can last for two weeks and cause stomach problems, physical imbalance, or more.  Root canals and dental infections can affect heart rate.  Antibiotics can problem digestion.  And pulled teeth are a source of sorrow, they never return.

The primary answer (to teach children) is to do everything possible to have good teeth and stay away from dentist offices.  Eat whole foods and not food products, especially the sweet ones factories put on supermarket shelves to take your money and give you disease.  Then again, you will find native peoples (Dani of West Papua) who eat sweet potatoes have significant dental problems.  So its not just any whole food, and teeth cleaning practices are essential.  Use of drugs or alcohol also jeopardizes teeth, future health, and happiness.

As for solutions to pain, infection, or abscesses... It is far more economical to test natural remedies before going through the expensive repertoire of procedures that dentists will recommend.  These remedies are very basic, beneficial, have no side effects, and do not interfere with the dentists prescriptions.  First remedial action is to decide to get the negatives (factory products with sugar) out of your diet and install positives (fresh greens, grains, and animal).  It may not be easy and can take time, but it is the only way to escape the dental drill.  Second immediate action is to try relieving pain, abscesses, and infection with salt water, calcium, oregano, oil, onion juice, and cabbage.

Part B follows

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Part B

Saltwater
Rinsing ones mouth with salt in warm water is often recommended by dentists after dental work as salt promotes healing.  Seawater can also be used as a mouth wash, but you really have to be living near a national park to find it clean enough.

Calcium
is the primary mineral in all of our physical processes and it relieves pain.  Rubbing an aspirin sized amount on your gums is the fastest path to the nerves of the teeth. Of course you can take recommended dosages as a supplement and that may help. Too much calcium may give headaches and cramps.

People raised with or trained in modern medicine tend to have doubts about using natural remedies and will argue against them.  It means they are inexperienced.  And when they write that sugar does not cause tooth decay you can know they are lacking basic knowledge of chemistry.

Teeth are fantastic structures, hard organs that have grown with our body from tiny seeds.  Call them glowing crystals as they are translucent and have blood vessels and nerve filaments in them.  They are sensitive to temperature, vibration, and light and capable of withstanding 100 years of chewing activity.  People who regularly eat fish and rice have gorgeous teeth as the calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus minerals of the sea nourish tooth enamel structure, which is made of the same elements.  However, add sugar sweetened treats to that fish rice diet and one gets dental decay as the rice diet is very sweet already.  Although plaque bacteria are said to be the cause of decay, sugar feeds the bacteria, and the acidity of sugar dissolves the CaMgK tooth structure.  Individuals who eat lots of sweet foods have more sugar in their blood.  Tissues of the body including teeth take on the common chemical state of a persons diet.  Hair sized nerves in the teeth are tough, but can only take so much sugar acidity before they start to break down and bacteria grows.  The most common points of dental break down are at the gum line and at the tip of the tooth root where the nerve enters, although structure of the entire tooth itself will weaken.  As sugar is absorbed right through tissues of the mouth, acidic chemistry swaths the tooth.  It can eat holes through the side of a tooth and concentrates at the root tip.  Sugar in coffee, donuts, coffee cake, bread, soda, candy, tea, cereal, chocolate, ice cream, jelly, honey, dried fruit, fresh fruit, grains, roots, etc, all contribute to blood sugar levels and the state of the cells.  While the body may be accustomed to a particular blood sugar level, when a person binges and certain sweet acid levels in the mouth increase time after time, enamel erodes, hair sized tooth nerves degenerate, and infection eventually takes place. As alcohol is a derivative of fruit or grain sugars and starches, weekend parties can serve as the end point for dental health, causing the root canal culture of America and Europe.  The most problematic occupation relative to dental decay may be pinneapple farming.  That sweet acidic fruit is so delicious but it depletes minerals from the body resulting in bone loss in the mouth.

Oregano
When professional answers don't work or satisfy, the only option is to look elsewhere, and that’s when people find natural answers.  Oregano counters infection.  It was determined as the herb with the greatest antibiotic power in 1910.  Seasoning from the grocery shelf is fine.  Bring a pint of water to a boil and turn it off.  Place a tablespoon of oregano leaves in it.  After ten minutes strain and begin sipping throughout the day.  Effects take place quickly, yet, an infected root needs a few days of this therapy to get anywhere.  A person who is really determined to beat the dentist may have to just relax and nurse that tooth, drinking the tea, eating just cabbage and raw onions.  You can find recommendations for using oregano oil for toothache elsewhere on the net.  

Onions
The ancient Egyptians wrote that onions cure 8000 diseases.  They are an amazing cleanser for the body, having pungent vitamin C in them.  Blend half a small onion with a stick of celery in a cup of water.  Drink slowly knowing it good for you.  It can help reduce swelling of infections.

Cabbage
is regarded as having anticarcinogenic chemistry, but they are good for satisfying appetite during infections, and when one is giving up sweets.  It would be far better to be chided for eating cabbage all the time than to lose a single tooth.  Make a day of eating a single large cabbage, or use the leaves for wrapping other greens and vegetables.  Fresh dark greens are the cure for many physical problems especially infections.  To really break infections anywhere in the body one must stop eating everything other than greens.  And when you can't stand it anymore have a banana and a raw piece of steak.  Doing this reinforces the immune system against infectious bacteria, which are adapting to antibiotics.

Green Juice
The reason abscesses showed up in the first place is due to diet.  Too much sweet whatever it is.  Use green cabbage to counteract sweet abscesses as well as onion juice, and every other fresh vegetable juice you can think of.  Greens are rich in chlorophyll which builds red blood cells and promotes cell cleansing.  Wheat grass juice is considered capable of rejuvenating teeth.  Use of ginger, turmeric, garlic, parsley, and broccoli are also recommended for health promotion.

Oil Pulling
Most recent advice coming around is oil pulling.  Swishing a teapspoon of virgin coconut oil in mouth as long as possible.  As this seems to relieve pain it probably nourishes roots and gums.

Good Luck and Best Swishes when you surfing.
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many dentists accept payment plans. it sounds like you need to have the tooth pulled asap. in a perfect world a root canal and crown or an implant would be ideal depending on how badly damaged the tooth is but these procedures can cost around 1500 to 5000 depending on where you live. you need to see a dentist right now to evaluate your situation and go through your options. if you have a local dental school or low income clinic in your area you might want to check them out. good luck!
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