What Is A Dental Abscess?

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A dental abscess is a bacterial infection localized in the mouth that results in a pocket of pus. The dental infection will affect the surrounding structures of teeth, gums, and bones and cause chronic toothaches and other symptoms. Three main types of dental abscesses can develop in the mouth, including: Gingival Abscess (Gum Abscess) These tooth abscesses…

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Is A Root Canal Painful?

Root canal and pain go hand in hand in many people’s minds. Generally our fears and anxiety stem from others telling us their experiences and not from our own. A root canal (also referred to as RCT or root canal therapy) is a dental procedure where the damaged nerve (also called the pulp) of a…

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How to Treat a Dental Abscess

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A dental abscess is an infection of the mouth, face, throat, or jaw that begins as a tooth infection or cavity. Generally these infections are caused by poor dental health and can be the result of lack of proper and timely dental care. A Dental abscess may also occur in people with medical conditions such as autoimmune disorders (Sjögren’s syndrome and similar conditions)  or…

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