Having a tooth abscess means that you have an infection from bacteria inside your dental pulp. Consider an abscess a dental emergency. It requires prompt treatment to prevent serious complications later. Since leaving an abscess untreated could become life-threatening, it’s important to understand the complications...

When you have a cavity, you receive a filling. The rot and decay from the cavity are removed and cleaned from your tooth. The filling then seals the hole in your tooth, left from the cavity, helping to protect the tooth from further decay. Unfortunately,...

Dental-related problems can cause a great deal of pain. There are many things you can do to try and ease your discomfort, including taking over-the-counter pain relievers or using ice to relieve the pain. In some cases, the pain simply won't subside, no matter what...

Tooth pain can range from minor discomfort that only occurs when you eat hot or cold foods to a throbbing pain that can be excruciating. The type you experience varies based on the dental condition you may have and how severe the condition is. If...

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