Root canal infection can be defined as when the pulp which is the soft center of the tooth becomes infected by bacteria and spreads to the root canal chamber it is known as the root canal infection.
About the root canal infection
It starts in the soft center of the tooth that is the pulp which becomes infected with the bacteria. This bacterium forms and then spreads to the other areas of the tooth like the root canal chambers. An abscess forms when the infection spreads past the root endings of the tooth. An abscess can be defined as the pocket which fills with the pus formed at the root ending of tooth. The puss and the infection cause the swelling in the gums and the mouth. It is necessary to take the care of the infection as the tips of the root suffers the bone loss and a hole forms through the root of tooth.