A dental abscess is a
Tooth abscesses can be very painful. Without treatment, the condition is likely to become worse and you may lose the affected tooth
Generally, treatment involves draining the pus, either with root canal treatment, removing the affected tooth or gum treatment. If you think you may have a dental abscess, you should see your dentist in Tooting Medical Centre as soon as possible.Treatment involves removing the source of infection:
-extraction of the abscessed tooth
-root canal treatment (removal of the infected nerve)
If the infection persists despite root canal treatment, the dentist in Tooting Medical Centre may have to remove the tooth.