What Can Cause a Tooth Infection?

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A tooth infection happens when bacteria enter the pulp of your tooth, located at the center, or the root of the tooth, underneath your gum tissue. These bacteria can cause nerves to die, pus to form, and a bad taste and smell to perpetuate your mouth.

Tooth infections are usually painful, but for some people, there may not be any symptoms until the condition becomes severe. But what can cause a tooth infection? Here are the top causes you should know about!

An Article by Dr. Omar Sattout. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

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