Tooth abscess (ie. infection) is a painful condition for your pet.
What you need to know…
- Tooth fractures or abrasive wear of the tooth can allow bacteria to enter the pulp which leads to infection/abscess.
What tooth abscess may look like:
Possible Therapy / Treatment:
Few pets will show symptoms of oral pain (they adapt) but many will show a marked improvement in behavior after the affected tooth is treated. Dental x-rays are needed to make a diagnosis.
Schedule an appointment today to have your pet evaluated for any tooth infection/abscess.