A Dental Ulcer, also known as a Mouth Ulcer, is the erosion or loss of mouth tissue. This is often caused by a physical injury such as biting the inside of your cheek. Dental Ulcers will commonly resolve without treatment within one to two weeks. However, severe Dental Ulcers may require Dental Treatment.
Dental Swelling and inflammation can affect oral health and impact the gums, jaw and teeth. If you are experiencing swelling around a toothache, this may indicate an infection or dental issue. Your Dentist can provide you with Dental Swelling Treatment.
Symptoms of Dental Swelling may be:
Symptoms of a Dental Ulcer may be:
The most common causes of Dental Ulcers are:
Common causes of Dental Swelling are:
Your Dentist can provide you with a treatment plan for your Dental Ulcers or Dental Swelling. For at-home relief, you can use over-the-counter pain relief and a cold compress of ice over the affected area.
If you’re suffering from Dental Swelling or Dental Ulcers, it’s important to visit your Dentist as soon as possible. Visit the expert team of Dentists at Brisbane Smiles for a Consultation today.
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