Common symptoms of a tooth infection or abscessed tooth include redness and swelling of the gums, pain while chewing, and throbbing, sharp or shooting pains around the tooth, according to WebMD. A tooth infection may als... More »

According to Donna S. Bautista, DDS, for MedicineNet, home remedies for tooth infections only help treat pain, and they are not recommended by doctors to treat the spread of bacteria. Patients can take over-the-counter p... More »

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According to WebMD, pericoronitis occurs when the wisdom tooth partially erupts through the gums, allowing bacteria to enter the cavity and cause an infection. The high risk of wisdom tooth infection, or pericoronitis, m... More »

Symptoms of an abscessed tooth include pain, fever, tooth sensitivity to cold or hot foods or beverages, and foul-smelling breath, according to WebMD. Additional symptoms include a bitter taste in the mouth, swollen glan... More »

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Common symptoms of a dental dry socket include pain typically two days after a tooth has been pulled and a dry-looking opening where the tooth was located, according to WebMD. Additional symptoms of a dry socket may incl... More »

Symptoms of dry socket include pain that develops a couple of days after a tooth extraction, a whitish opening instead of a blood clot and an unpleasant taste and smell in the mouth, according to WebMD. Pain may radiate ... More »

According to WebMD, pericoronitis occurs when the wisdom tooth partially erupts through the gums, allowing bacteria to enter the cavity and cause an infection. The high risk of wisdom tooth infection, or pericoronitis, m... More »