Dental Emergency

Emergencies are, by definition, “unplanned” and it is worth noting that pain is
the body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong, and treatment is
always required. Dental Emergency can involve

At Tooth Smart Dental, we try our best to offer immediate “same day” appointments for any emergency.

Swollen Mouth/ Gums or Swollen Face

Swollen mouth / gums or swollen face is a sign of inflammation in these regions. This inflammation can affect gums, teeth, jaws, oral health and overall general health as well. An infection in the teeth or gums which is associated with the toothache can also cause a swelling in the gums around the teeth that can extend even to the face.

What can cause a Swollen Mouth/Gums or a Swollen Face?

  • Infection in the mouth
  • Dental abscess
  • Impacted Wisdom Teeth
  • Infection of the sinus
  • Recent Dental surgery
  • Allergy
  • Hormonal changes

What are the symptoms of a Swollen Mouth/Gums or a Swollen Face?

  • A swollen face or jaw
  • Pain in the face
  • Pain in the gums or jaws
  • Toothache
  • Redness of gums
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Fever

What can I do if I have a Swollen Mouth/Gums or a Swollen Face?

If you have a swollen mouth/gums or a swollen face, it is advisable to see your
dentist as soon as possible. Book a dental emergency appointment today at Tooth Smart Dental so that we can provide you a treatment plan for the oral or facial swelling. Until you see the dentist, manage your pain with some over the counter pain relief medication and a cold pack over the swelling.



If you would like to book an appointment or if you have any questions about Dental Emergency, Please Contact us or ring our friendly staff at Tooth Smart Dental on (07) 3399 6228.

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