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    Top Causes of Tooth Infections

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    Top Causes of Tooth Infections

    A tooth infection happens when the protective outer layers of your tooth have been compromised and bacteria enter the pulp of your tooth, where nerves and blood vessels keep the tooth alive.

    Tooth infections can start mild but quickly become painful and may even require a tooth extraction. They can even be life-threatening if not treated [1]. So what are the top causes of tooth infections you should know about? The following causes can lead to an infection or abscess that can compromise your tooth.

    An article by Dr. Ahmed Uthman.  Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

    Read the full article here: Top Causes of Tooth Infections

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