How to Clear Up a Tooth Infection?

Answer Different tooth infections can sometimes be healed by the body itself. However, a dental procedure might be necessary to get rid of unpleasant symptoms. Even though you can rinse with saltwater and... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Clear Up a Tooth Infection

After reviewing your x-ray of a tooth that had root canal 10 years ago an infection was discovered can this infection be treated with antibiotics as opposed to pulling the tooth?

AnswerIt's possible, but the infection will most likely come back again. There is no telling when, but it will. A week, two years, no way to tell.- You can also see an endodontist for a retreatment... Read More »

If you had an abscessed tooth removed but you still have swelling and pain where the tooth used to be could the infection still be in the jaw or gums?

Answer That depends on how recently you had the tooth removed. If it was a few days ago, some swelling and pain are normal. But if it's been a week or more, that's not good. Yes, the infection co... Read More »

How Would I Know If My Cat Had a Tooth Infection?

Tartar buildup on a cat's teeth can can lead to a tooth abscess and infections around the gums of the tooth -- commonly known as a "tooth infection." Dental disease is often overlooked by cat owner... Read More »

Tooth infection and smoking ?

It depends on how long you've been smoking. Weed leaves a distinct colour stain on your teeth over time, not because of the open wound. Anyway, the dentist isn't allowed to report you, to protect y... Read More »