How to Determine If a Tooth Leaking Is an Infection?

Answer A leaking tooth is almost always a serious sign of ailing dental health. Even if you are not experiencing pain, you may have an infection and possibly an abscess, defined by WebMD as bacteria sprea... Read More »

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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 to Determine if Fuel Injectors Are Leaking?

Fuel injector leaks are often hard to diagnose because the leak is only active when the car is running and the fuel system is pressurized. The leaks are also small and do not create large puddles o... 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 »