An Introduction to Tooth Abscesses

A tooth abscess occurs when the inner pulp of your tooth becomes infected. In this video from the American Dental Association (ADA), you will learn some important information about tooth abscesses. When your tooth develops an abscess, your dentist may need to provide you with a root canal treatment in Dallas. A root canal allows your dentist to safely remove the infected portion of your tooth, while keeping most of your enamel intact.

If you are experiencing severe tooth pain, do not wait to pay a visit to your local dental clinic. With diagnosis from a qualified dentist, you will be able to determine whether your abscessed tooth needs to be treated with a root canal.

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