Abscess /Swelling

Abscess leading to swelling of face or neck can be due to underlying intra-oral dental cause. This is an emergency situation. Here an immediate attention is needed to treat the cause of the condition( eg; rotten tooth) and systemic antibiotic treatment.

In advanced conditions, if the swelling is causing difficulty in breathing, limited mouth opening. An immediate hospitalization followed by intravenous antibiotics administration is essential.