Infections and Abscesses: Know The Facts

Infections and Abscesses: Know The Facts

teeth health smile dentistInfections within the teeth occur when the nerves inside die or become damaged. Bacteria builds up around the affected area, which can spread and lead to an abscess.

– Tooth pain or a swelling on the gum could be a sign of infection or an abscess.

– In some cases, root canal treatment can be used to clean out the infected area.

– See a dentist regularly to detect dental problems that can lead to an infection.

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Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.