Medical Definition of Dental abscess

1. A pocket of pus adjacent to or within (apical abscess) the tooth's root caused by plaque and calculus invasion. Symptoms include tooth pain and tenderness that may be accompanied by facial swelling and a fever. Treatment includes antibiotics and a thorough cleansing of the infected site by a dentist. See: apical abscess. (27 Sep 1997)



Dental Abscess Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Dental Abscess Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dental Abscess

densitometries
densitometry
density
density-dependent
density dependence
density dependent inhibition of growth
density gradient
density gradient centrifugation
density of light
densovirinae
densovirus
dent
dent corn
dentable
dental
dental abscess (current term)
dental abutments
dental alloys
dental alveoli
dental alveolus
dental amalgam
dental anaesthesia
dental anatomy
dental ankylosis
dental anxiety
dental apparatus
dental appliance
dental arch
dental articulation
dental articulators

Other Resources Relating to: Dental abscess

Search for Dental abscess on Dictionary.com!Search for Dental abscess on Thesaurus.com!Search for Dental abscess on Google!Search for Dental abscess on Wikipedia!

Search