root abscess


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Related to root abscess: dentoalveolar abscess

al·ve·o·lar ab·scess

an abscess situated within the alveolar process of the jaws, most often caused by extension of infection from an adjacent nonvital tooth.

root abscess

A colloquial and veterinary term for periapical abscess.
See also: abscess

al·ve·o·lar ab·scess

(al-vē'ŏ-lăr ab'ses)
Abscess situated within the alveolar process of the jaws, most often caused by extension of infection from an adjacent nonvital tooth.
Synonym(s): dental abscess, dentoalveolar abscess, root abscess.
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In theory, the formation route of zygomatic root abscess was first noted by Bezold in 1908.
Improper use of antibiotics can mask the signs of otitis media and results in masked mastoiditis, which can also be responsible for the misdiagnosis of zygomatic root abscess.
Our goal is to ensure your dog does not miss a day afield because of a root abscess or possibly develop heart disease brought on by infection from gum disease entering the bloodstream, which can result in valvular endocarditis, inflammation of the membrane of the heart.