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Abscessed Tooth Definition

Definition

A tooth abscess is a sac of pus (infected material) in a tooth or the gums. There are two types of tooth abscesses:

  • Abscess of the pulp (blood and nerve supply inside the tooth)
  • Abscess between the tooth and gum

Abscess Between Tooth and Gum

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