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?
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Having had a tooth removed, you’ve really only won half the battle. It is important to follow your dentist’s after care instructions to help minimize the risk of complications and to also aid a speedy recovery. Here are some tips to help you feel better quicker! Expect some bleeding. You have a wound in … Continue reading How to take care of a wound following a dental extraction (tooth removal)