Tooth restoration. Can anything be done to treat number 20?

I need to get 2 implants on my lower jaw for missing teeth 18 and 19. But number 20 has inflammation underneath the crown. Can anything be done to treat number 20?

Doctor Answers 1

Treatment

Without any photos or x-rays it is not possible to see what treatment needs to be completed for tooth #20.  If you know that you have either decay or some kind of infection in tooth #20, it should definitely be treated.  It's important that you see your dentist to resolve this situation.


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