Everything to know about a dead tooth

teeth, health, smile,dentistA dead tooth is one that does not have any blood flowing to it. Here is everything you need to know about a dead tooth, also known as a ‘non-vital tooth.’

Key takeaways:

– Symptoms of a dead tooth are pain from pus in the pulp cavity, bad odour, swelling and change in teeth colour.

– Causes are untreated cavities that facilitate bacteria and physical injuries on teeth.

– Treatment includes rot canal therapy or extraction where the dentist cannot save the tooth.

Practice proper oral hygiene and visit the dentist regularly for checkups.

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