Wisdom teeth extraction has become a rite of passage for Americans in their late teens. Our offices fill up during college breaks with young students looking to ease the soreness in their mouths as these new teeth attempt to break through. But does everyone go through this?
Whether due to decay or injury, bacteria may sometimes reach our tooth’s inner pulp. The pulp acts as the nerve center of the tooth and bacteria may cause the pulp to become infected, leading to an abscessed tooth. When this happens, root canal therapy may be necessary to save your tooth. At Sensitive Care Cosmetic and Family Dentistry,
A tooth infection is no walk in the park. Constant discomfort and difficulty chewing can make you irritable and leave a bad taste in your mouth. That unpleasant flavor occurs when infection spreads to the roots and creates pus-filled pockets. This occurrence signals an abscessed tooth, which means your tooth nerve, or pulp,