Category Dental Glossary

What is a dental abscess?

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A dental abscess is a pus-filled sac that develops in the teeth and gums. It is usually caused by bacteria that enter the tooth through a crack or chip and can spread to the surrounding tissues. The abscess can cause…

What is a dental abrasion?

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A dental abrasion is a loss of tooth structure that occurs when the tooth is cleaned with a toothbrush or other cleaning device. The abrasion can be caused by incorrect brushing technique, hard toothbrush bristles, or a rough tooth surface.…