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What Is A Tooth Infection?

Teeth get infected due to several varied reasons. It left untreated, an infection can lead to tooth loss or cause damage to other parts of the oral cavity such as gums. Below are some of the key things you should know about an infected tooth.

Key takeaways:

  • A tooth infection can be caused by decay, gum disease, cracks or fractures.
  • Symptoms include toothache, gum inflammation, tooth sensitivity and jaw pain.
  • Treatments include extraction, root canal treatment or cosmetic dentistry.

Call your dentist today, set up an appointment and get your infected tooth taken care of.

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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