Severe dental pain.
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There is a dental abscess involving the root of the 2nd premolar (tooth 29) in the right lower quadrant.
This case shows a typical well-defined lucency at root apex, less than 1 cm without sclerosis.
A periodontal abscess involves the supporting structures of the teeth (periodontal ligaments, alveolar bone) and is the commonest dental abscess in adults.