Doctors for Tooth Abscess in Malmaddu, Hubli-Dharwad
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A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different regions of the tooth for different reasons. A periapical abscess occurs at the tip of the root, whereas a periodontal abscess occurs in the gums next to a tooth root.
HOW IS TOOTH ABSCESS DIAGNOSED?
A Dentist diagnoses Tooth Abscess by examining the tooth and surrounding area and performing a complete dental examination. An X-ray of the aching tooth can help identify a Tooth Abscess.
HOW IS TOOTH ABSCESS TREATED?
The goal of the treatment is to get completely rid of the infection. This may require draining out the pus from the abscess. Based on the severity, a root canal treatment may be needed in some cases while in some, root canal treatment is advised.
DID YOU KNOW?
Leaving a tooth abscess untreated can lead to serious, even life-threatening, complications