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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Formation of abscesses
Does an abcess always form on the gum of an infected tooth, or can it also occur on the inside check in direct proximity to an affected (or infected) tooth?
Yes...It may look like far away from your tooth, but it is originated from the root tip.
Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Periodontology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University