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What Signs Indicate a Tooth Infection?

Posted on 10/10/2022 by SRD Florence
What Signs Indicate a Tooth Infection?There are various signs that a tooth infection may be present. Any one of these symptoms might not be a sign of an infection, but if you experience multiple symptoms or have excruciating pain, you should visit our dentist.

What is Toothache?

You may experience tooth pain that may be emanating in the inner-most part of your tooth if you have a dental infection. However, there may be other causes for your tooth discomfort, so keep an eye out for any more signs of an infection.

What is Swelling Of The Gums?

A person's mouth can enlarge due to an infection of his or her gums. A tooth that is infected may cause a small part of the gums to enlarge. However, an infection of the gums can make your mouth enlarged. If you do have significant swelling, this is an indication of an infection, and you need to visit our dentist immediately away. The bacteria could spread throughout your body and result in additional health issues if it penetrates your gums or jawbone deeply.

Need for Regular Dental Care

Avoiding a painful tooth infection in the first place is the best method to handle one after it has occurred in a person's mouth. A lot of the plaque that might lead to tooth decay can be eliminated with frequent dental cleanings and excellent hygiene. Our hygienist may identify any possible issues, such as tiny fissures or cavities where germs could enter the tooth and trigger an illness, with regular dental cleanings. Your chance of developing a dental infection will be lowered by maintaining proper oral hygiene practice. For more information on getting the best oral care visit our clinics today or call us today to schedule an appointment with one of our trained specialists.
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