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From Pain to Prevention: Tooth Infections Unveiled

Globally, approximately 2 billion people have permanent teeth affected by cavities, while 514 million children have primary teeth affected by cavities. Everyone has germs in their mouths. It is a fact that bacteria cover our teeth, tongue, and every other surface of our mouths. However, a healthy mouth is naturally protected from infection. Cracks in that armor – through cavities, gum disease, or dental trauma – allow bacteria to enter and cause problems. What is a tooth infection? A tooth abscess or tooth infection is a common problem that arises due to bacteria. This infection can cause excruciating pain and...

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