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Periodontal Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment [with Pictures]

A periodontal abscess is a collection of pus that occurs in the tooth-supporting tissues (the periodontium) as a result of bacterial infection. It usually occurs as a complication of advanced gum disease...

Tooth Anatomy: Structure, Function, and Conditions [with Pictures]

With your teeth, you can cut, crush, and grind food to prepare it for swallowing and digestion. Also, your teeth play an important role in talk and make you look good. There...

Gum Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment [with Pictures]

A gum abscess is a collection of pus that forms in the gum. It is caused by a bacterial infection. Gum abscess may cause persistent pain, swelling, and other symptoms. Also, the...
Oral Hygiene: Proper Brushing and Flossing Techniques [with Pictures]

Oral Hygiene: Proper Brushing and Flossing Techniques [with Pictures]

Oral hygiene is a set of practices that help to preserve oral health and prevent the spread of oral diseases. These practices include regular toothbrushing, flossing, mouth rinsing, eating a healthy diet, and regular...
Periapical Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

Periapical Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

A periapical abscess is a collection of pus that occurs at the root tip as a result of bacterial infection. The periapical abscess usually occurs when bacteria spread to the tooth pulp...
Dental Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

Dental Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

Dental abscess is a collection of pus that is caused by bacterial infections. The pus is a thick yellow exudate that forms at an infected site, consisting of dead white blood cells...
How to Stop Grinding Teeth? [8 Useful Tips]

How to Stop Grinding Teeth? [8 Useful Tips]

Do you often wake up with sore teeth and jaws? You may grind your teeth during sleep. Teeth grinding is a parafunctional habit that is characterized by grinding or clenching your teeth...
Halitosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Home Remedies

Halitosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Home Remedies

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is an unpleasant odor that arises from the oral cavity. Many people have halitosis and are not aware of it. This problem is common and can...
Signs of Gum Disease: What You Should Know

Signs of Gum Disease: What You Should Know

Many people overlook or not take the signs of gum disease seriously such as gum bleeding. If the inflammation of the gum (gingivitis) is left untreated, it can spread to the tooth-supporting...
Tooth Decay Treatment: What Are the Options?

Tooth Decay Treatment: What Are the Options?

If a tooth is already damaged by bacteria, a tooth decay treatment is needed. Without treatment, the decay progresses continuously. Also, bacteria can spread to the tooth nerve and surrounding tissues, causing...

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