It is obviously unusual for a boy of 11 years to have repeated dental abscesses especially where dental hygiene is reasonable. So there must be a reason for this to be happening with your son. There are several possible inherited conditions such as 'dens invaginatus' or problems related to dentine development such as 'dentine dysplasia' or infected cysts of the gums known as 'buccal cysts' that may cause a situation such as your son is experiencing.Besides these causes there are several other less common causes that need to be excluded. His dentist should be asking the same question as you are namely why is this happening to your son?The dentist should be trying to diagnose the reason.You may need to get a second opinion about your son's problem..
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