How To Tell If A Tooth Has Died

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Nerves supply teeth with the ability to feel. They also provide nourishment for teeth. But tooth nerves are fragile. Once irritated or damaged, tooth nerves usually die. When this happens, you can’t always tell. In many cases, when a tooth nerve dies, the patient experiences toothache followed by a dental abscess. But sometimes, the nerve inside a tooth dies quietly. If the nerve inside a tooth dies, that tooth is then essentially dead.…

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