What would happen if I had a cavity in a tooth that had an infection in it and my dentist filled it?

I know a dentist doesn’t fill a tooth if there’s infection there. But what I’d like to know is why? What would happen if it was filled anyway?

1 Answer

  • 1 month ago

    The infection would still grow and fester and eat at your gums and then eventually the rest of your mouth if it's not treated first.

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