Tooth Abscess - Symptoms & Treatments
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What causes tooth abnormalities? 5 possible conditions

A tooth abscess happens when a tooth fills with pus and other infected material. This occurs after the center of a tooth becomes infected with bacteria. It’s typically a result of tooth decay or a broken or chipped tooth. Bacteria can seep into the tooth’s... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


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