In a dental abscess, or to
oth abscess there is accumulation of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>pus</span>
inside the teeth or gums. The abscess usually originates from
a bacterial infection
and is mostly caused by a dental infection. The common presenting complaints are severe to
othache, breath odour, fever, pain when chewing, sensitivity to
hot or cold, swelling of gums, swollen glands etc. It can be diagnosed with the help of clinical examination, dental x-rays and other tests. Antibiotics are given for the infection.