the "pocket" can be either due to caries between your last tooth and the one before it or it can be an infetion of your gum.... please visit your dentist and get an xray done for it... looking at the condition of your tooth and the bone support a treatment plan will be suggested to you..
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The pocket in tooth with bad smell is because of infection of tooth that is the reason it bleeds .Please consult a Dental surgeon who will examine you and prescribe soma antibiotic which will control the infection and after that the dental surgeon will decide whether the tooth should be extracted or it can be conserved by doing a filling.Please consult and discuss with a Dental surgeon.
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