Dental abscess health advice

elderly lady needs dental care desperately.getting abscess often. how do i get help?

Dental abscess health advice

Dental abscesses are commonly seen in individuals with poor oral hygiene and improper care. Tooth infection is the stepping stone to a dental abscess, which in course of time results in an infection of the throat, mouth and cheeks. Inflammation of the oral tissues worsens the abscess. Typical signs include oral inflammation, pus drainage, tenderness, cavities and difficulty in opening the mouth. Redness of mouth, nausea, pain, fever, diarrhea and chills are the various symptoms of an abscess. Accumulation of pus is seen and removal of the same is done by surgical damage. At certain instances, the inflammation results in blockage of airways or respiratory passages. Brushing and regular flossing is important. Decayed tooth are identified and rectified at the earliest, thereby preventing further abscesses. Alcohol and smoking are better avoided. Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs are considered for pain and inflammation. Drainage of a ruptured abscess is done by rinsing the mouth with warm water. A visit to the dentist helps in course of time. Multiple visits, ensuring reassessment helps. Follow-up, after treatment is the most vital part, as it ensures complete treatment.

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answered by Dr C

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