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Tom E. Vukodinovich

Dentist

Dr. Tom E. Vukodinovich is a top Dentist in Saint Paul, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Tom E. Vukodinovich is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Tom E. Vukodinovich is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Tom E. Vukodinovich is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Saint Paul, Minnesota, Dr. Tom E. Vukodinovich is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Tom E. Vukodinovich
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • DDS at University of Minnesota
  • Accepting new patients

Abscessed tooth? What could this mean?

Abscess implies pus is present. Abscessed tooth means the vital internal tissue; pulp, has had bacterial infection and inflammation to an extent there is no blood flow, cellular READ MORE
Abscess implies pus is present. Abscessed tooth means the vital internal tissue; pulp, has had bacterial infection and inflammation to an extent there is no blood flow, cellular death occurs, and necrosis of pulp tissue. Similar to what occurs with appendicitis.
Many times pus will drain through the gingival tissue and there may be a localized swelling. The change in the bone around the roots of an abscessed tooth has a specific appearance. Permanent and primary teeth can abscess.

Does switching toothpaste matter?

I can't find any information on spontaneously changing toothpaste being good for ones mouth, however, if the dentifrice you are using tastes bad, gets too expensive, irritates READ MORE
I can't find any information on spontaneously changing toothpaste being good for ones mouth, however, if the dentifrice you are using tastes bad, gets too expensive, irritates the gums, or has an ingredient like fluoride when you don't want it and vice versa then by all means change.