Should you use hot or cold compresses for a tooth abscess?

Answer A warm compress will work better because the cold works to reduce swelling but in your case, you want to get rid of the infection. Rinse with full strength peroxide several times a day. This will ... Read More »

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Are hot or cold compresses best on a swollen face?

On One Hand: Cold Compresses Reduce SwellingCold compresses constrict blood vessels, which reduces blood flow to the affected area of the face. This reduces swelling. It also eases pain because the... Read More »

Can you really die from an abscess tooth?

Yes you can...any infection, left untreated, can spread to other parts of the body where it cannot be easily eradicated and cause overall fevers, bad reactions, increased heart rates, and death.

How do you know if you have an abscess tooth Symptoms?

I don't think it's an abscess because you're not in pain. If there is any swelling of the face then I would definitely go to your dentist immediately! If not, you might just want to watch it and ... Read More »

How to Treat a Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess occurs when there is decay in a tooth that hasn't been properly or timely treated. It is also sometimes caused by a break or crack in a tooth, where bacteria can enter the pulp of t... Read More »