Bacterial infections are caused by microscopic organism that belong to the family of organisms and are under the classification of bacteria. There are different types of bacteria and that at any given time, you will find millions of bacteria that are currently present within our body, particularly inside our mouth. However, there are types of bacteria that are not ideal to have in our body as these minute organisms tend to wreak havoc when they infect and develop inside our body. These infectious organisms have the capacity to create discomfort, pain, and even death. If you have a bacterial infection, it is in your best interest to treat it immediately so you can prevent the growth and spread of the infection.