What do you think when you hear the term abscess? When it comes to dentistry, we think of the build-up of pus within the teeth or gums. These dental abscesses can cause a client pain, discomfort, and lead to more problems.
There are three types of abscesses, Gingival, periodontal. and periapical. The difference is determined by the area affected by the abscess,
Although there are three different areas of the mouth that are affected by an abscess, the symptoms and pain may be felt similarly. The symptoms include,
There are treatments for abscesses and should be performed as soon as a client is feeling any of the above symptoms. Treatments include,
If you believe you have an abscess of any kind, please notify your dentist or come to Progressive Family Dentistry in order to be seen and helped. We would love to assist you in feeling better again!
The Progressive Team