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Is it possible that you have a tooth abscess. But the tooth is all healthy from above the gum line. Or will the tooth change when it has abscess.

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Yes you can have an abscess over the wisdom tooth .which is healthy but impacted in your jaw. Or if there is some trauma to the tooth when you fell down long time back. And suddenly develop abscess there.
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Yes it's possible n if it becomes non vital it will turn black in colour in a short period n the effects of abscess will b seen. It can b tt by rct or epicoectomy with cap
Yes it's possible. Person experiencing such condition should visit dentist asap. An abscessed tooth can cause tooth loss, jaw bone damage and other severe complications.
Hello Lybrate user, abscess anywhere indicates pus and infection, in our mouth abscess can be mostly due to infection i.e cavity in our tooth or due to infection of gums (gingival abcess). If your tooth looks healthy sk your dentist to take an xray (IOPA) of that particular tooth. With an xray you can easily detect the infection in or around your teeth. Also if you press your tooth you feel pain or a little relief then abcess is due to the tooth. If not that it is due to infection of gums. Hope this helps.
Yes it is possible.
Yes it is possible, a tooth has to be removed in case of an abscess.
Usually a tooth having abscess is symptomatic, as it is painful when percussed with the instrument. Get the xray done of the concerned tooth before we can further interpret anything.
An abscess may appear on a normal looking tooth due to infection within Get a root canal treatment done.
Dear lybrate user, tooth abscess is usually accompanied with swelling, sensitivity to hot and cold and throbbing pain in the tooth or foul smell and salty taste in the mouth. The cause of abscess is tooth decay so the tooth involved is never healthy, it is decayed. The abscess needs to be drained and proper root canal treatment is required to prevent the infection from spreading to the jaw.
Yes there is a possibility. Need diagnostic aids like xray to confirm but.
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