How To Tell A Dental Abscess From An Infection
12th / September / 2017
Pain is a symptom of both teeth abscesses and infections, so how can you tell them apart?
- A tooth infection develops when some kind of trauma or decay results in a dead nerve within the tooth
- Abscesses can form a lump in the gums as well as swelling.
- Infections are treated with root canal; abscesses may require extraction and drainage.
If in doubt, the best thing is to see your dentist so he can put a stop to the spread of infection.
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