Tooth abscess will occur inside the tooth when the tooth’s nerve starts dying or is dead. A gum abscess is causing by infection between the tooth and gums. It is usually caused by food that gets trapped between the gums and the tooth. Then it builds up under the gums and eventually into the bone. We provide Emergency Dental Services in Morton Grove. Emergency Dental Services is the largest network of Emergency Dentists in the United States. Contact us at (847) 906-8545.