What is an Abscessed Tooth
How to Cure the Infection
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Complications of Dental abscess
In rare cases, complications do arise. These can include:
- Cellulitis, an infection of the skin tissues.
- Ludwig’s angina, which occurs when cellulitis spreads into the tissues under the tongue, in the lower jaw and under the chin.
- Osteomyelitis, an infection of underlying bone.
- Parapharyngeal abscess, an abscess at the back of the mouth, near the throat. It is caused by staphylococcal and/or streptococcal bacteria.
- Cavernous sinus thrombosis, can occur when the infection spreads into the blood vessels in the sinuses of the head.
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