Tooth abscess

What is Tooth abscess?

When there is infection in the root of the tooth or the gums surrounding the tooth , since these are closed and tense places , the dead bacteria and your immunity cells start to accumulate under or near tooth , known as tooth abscess . Incision and drainage is the best treatment.

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I am diabetic and I found out in Jan 2011 that I have a tooth abscess. I have been to five different dentists, but no one has been able to help me....

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Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query.
The abscess could be because of the tooth infection or gum infection. Yes, you are right,...

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I am having severe tooth pain because of tooth abscess inside two teeth with crown. Doctor advised to take Augmentin and Metrolab before proceeding...

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Thank you for the query.
Tooth abscess presents with severe radiating pain and has to be drained adn rootcanal treated. This treatment is...

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i have a tooth abscess and have been taking pennicilian 500mg 4 times a day for a week now and the abscess is not much better, I have taken alot of...

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Hello, Thank you for consulting with HCM.
When there is an abscess in the tooth, you have to go for root canal treatment of the tooth, as the pain...

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