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Causes of a Dead Tooth

teeth health smile dentistA dead or “non-vital” tooth occurs when blood flow to the tooth ceases. There are a number of reasons why this happens and ways to avoid the problem. Should a dead tooth occur, there are also treatments available at the dentist.

The most common causes of a dead tooth are

– Tooth decay

-Tooth trauma

– Improper dental care

Tooth trauma from an accident is unavoidable but it is possible to minimise the risk of a dead tooth by looking after your teeth properly. Once a tooth dies there are “two options for treatment” and you can find out more about these at

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