1:23 Causes of Abscessed tooth
2:01 Symptoms of Abscessed tooth
2:45 Diagnosis of Abscessed tooth
3:10 Treatment of Abscessed tooth
A dental abscess (also termed a dentoalveolar abscess, tooth abscess or root abscess), is a localized collection of pus associated with a tooth. The most common type of dental abscess is a periapical abscess, and the second most common is a periodontal abscess. In a periapical abscess, usually the origin is a bacterial infection that has accumulated in the soft, often dead, pulp of the tooth. This can be caused by tooth...