In case you are experiencing symptoms such as swollen gums, severe tooth pain, fever, or sensitivity in the jaw and teeth, it is possible that you have an abscessed tooth resulting from gum or root infection. If you are searching for a dentist in the North Canton region, find one who performs root canal therapy and schedule an appointment as soon as possible to prevent further damage to your teeth.

An abscessed tooth typically occurs due to tooth decay or injury that causes infection in the gum or tooth root. Failing to seek prompt treatment for an abscessed tooth may lead to the spread of infection to the jaw.

Watch the video below, crated by the American Dental Association to learn more about abscessed teeth and how your local dentist can treat them.