There are many reasons for needing to have a tooth removed (dental extraction), in fact it's one of the most common reasons to see an emergency dentist. Normally having a tooth removed is an option that patients elect for when a tooth is beyond repair, or when previous attempts at repair have been unsuccessful. Occasionally … Continue reading Tooth Extraction
What to do when you have a knocked out tooth
A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms around the tissues of the tooth and can spread into the surrounding tissues. It is most often caused by a bacterial infection of the pulp of the tooth secondary to decay or trauma to the tooth. They are not always immediately painful or symptomatic, … Continue reading What is a dental abscess?