abscessed tooth

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Noun1.abscessed tooth - an abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a toothabscessed tooth - an abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth
abscess - symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
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In 2007, a 12-year-old Maryland boy named Deamonte Driver developed an abscessed tooth that was not treated, resulting in bacteria entering his brain and killing him.
Upon arriving at the games, he was given antibiotics for an abscessed tooth (an abscessed tooth is a pocket of pus that can form in parts of the tooth due to a bacterial infection).
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas owner Kirstin Baty of Idaho Falls, Idaho, tells the Jackson Hole News & Guide that Ike ran off after guides loosened his halter because it irritated the spot of a previously abscessed tooth.
Although the 10-year-old's remains have not yet undergone DNA testing, the child had an abscessed tooth - a side effect of malaria - that suggests he or she may also have fallen victim to the disease, Wilson said.
Once taken to the hospital, it was discovered that the star had a cracked filling, a severe gum issue and an abscessed tooth.
And, the patient who needed the support of our emergency dental fund to treat an abscessed tooth in advance of cardiac surgery will acknowledge that without that fund, he might not be alive today.
Finally, there was a night in California when Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo, then with Quincy, was laid low early in the game by an abscessed tooth, drove to the Angels' team dentist to have it pulled, then came back to finish covering the game.