A reoccurring abscess’ is a complication that at best is an inconvenience, and at worst cause extreme pain and complications. Abscesses are usually due to a complication of an infection and shouldn’t become recurring and problematic if treated appropriately in the first instance. They can be caused by different reasons, for example, following root canal treatment, or extraction where a gap has allowed the abscess to take hold. If left untreated, abscesses can worsen and potentially destroy the surrounding bone tissue. Patients may have to have their gum tissue reshaped, the periodontal pocket removed, or extraction of teeth.
Complications, if left untreated, although rare can have serious consequences including:
- Dental Cysts
- Osteomyelitis – when an infection gets in to the blood stream and infects the bone
- Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis – a blood clot in the Cavernous Sinus
- Ludwig’s Angina – swelling and intense pain under the tongue and potentially in the neck
- Maxillary Sinusitis
If you are suffering with a reoccurring abscess, you may be able to claim for Dental Negligence. Contact Us to discuss making a Dental Negligence Claim.
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