Treatments against phlegmon
In case you are sure that you suffer from a phlegmon in the gum or you are not 100% sure, the best thing you can do is go to your trusted dentist. Who better than a professional in the field of dentistry to receive the best possible diagnosis.
The best thing is the prevention before the treatments to alleviate its inflammation, so from Murcia Dentists we advise all our patients to undergo regular check-ups and to take an oral hygiene home suitable and necessary.
But to alleviate the pain of phlegmon, different types of anti-inflammatories and antibiotics are usually administered to eliminate at the root the infection generated by the bacteria. Once it has been remitted, what is usually done is a root canal, as long as the affected tooth is still healthy.
If the tooth is in poor condition, then proceed to perform a tooth extraction. The most important thing, once the infection is eliminated, is to solve the cause of the problem itself, whether caused by caries or periodontitis. Otherwise, with the passage of time, the dental abscess will return to make an appearance.
Types of dental abscesses
Within the dental phlegmon we can get to differentiate up to 3 different types, depending always where it comes to produce that we will detail below:
- The periapical phlegmon, which occurs when the infection makes an appearance in what is inside the tooth or tooth.
- Gingival phlegmon is one in which the infection originates only in the gum itself.
- Periodontal phlegmon, which is the most problematic of all. It occurs when the infection occurs in those tissues that join our gums to the teeth. That is, what is commonly known as periodontitis.
So now you know many more things about phlegmon, the pain and inflammation that it produces, as well as its symptoms and treatments. But remember that who better than your dentist to diagnose your ailment.