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Tooth Abscess: Tooth abscess is a buildup of infected material in the center or the root tip of a tooth. It is an infection caused by bacteria. The common symptoms are severe toothache, bitter taste in the mouth, fever, pain when chewing, bad breath, swelling of the gum, swollen gland of the neck and jaw. For temporary pain relief, you may use warm saltwater rinses or over-the-counter pain relievers. Call Dr. Knauss's office immediately.
Swollen Jaw: Swollen jaw can be caused by infection or abscess, tooth decay, gum disease, injury, or wisdom teeth. Call Dr. Knauss first unless you are having difficulty breathing go directly to the hospital.
Broken Fillings: Fillings may fall out or break unexpectedly. You may experience pain or discomfort which is normal. Don't panic, just call Dr. Knauss's office and we will get you in immediately. Seeking immediate care is important, otherwise it may result in the loss of the tooth or the need for a root canal.
Broken and Fractured Teeth:
Fillings, bondings, caps or crowns can be used to repair a tooth that has broken due to a fall, receiving a blow to the face, or biting down on something hard.
Do you have a fractured or dislodged tooth? Is your gum bleeding due to an injury to the mouth? Are you experiencing severe pain in the mouth or jaw area? If your answer is yes, you may require immediate medical attention.
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Dr. Knauss will return your call within an hour. Depending on the severity, immediate treatment will be provided.
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FROM Lori G.
I have been coming to Dr . Knauss for over 20 years as has my entire family. He provides excellent service in a family atmosphere.