SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS: Acute infections present itself with symptoms like throbbing pain, swelling & extreme discomfort that are hard to miss. The case for chronic pain is completely the opposite. In chronic infections, mild & intermittent pain is experienced & sometimes even that is absent, and the diagnosis is usually accidental & unintentional.
DETECTION: A 3D x-ray is required to assess the tooth in question and the structures surrounding it. A radiolucency or a black area is identified at the site of infection in the x-ray. Tooth extraction us the last approach & is taken after all other alternatives are exhausted, like Ozone Therapy, Laser treatment, Toxic metal removals from the body.