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, such … Continue reading What is a dental abscess?
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One of the most common reasons we see patients vising us in dental emergency clinics is due to smoking related infections after a dental extraction. Smoking is a really difficult addiction to break, if tobacco was be classed as a drug today it would probably be illegal. Smoking after a dental extraction is really asking … Continue reading Can I smoke after a tooth extraction?