My face is swollen but I am not in pain. Is it an emergency?
Swelling of your face can be cause for concern and knowing what you should do in the event this does happen is important. We urge you to call our office even if you do not believe it is an emergency so that one of our staff members can answer any of your questions and figure out the best course of action for you.
Infection of Your Teeth
Swelling usually indicates an infection in your mouth. Even though there is no pain, infection in the head and neck can lead to serious health complications such as bacteremia, cellulitis and even brain abscess. The sooner that your dental infection is addressed the less likely you are to have medical complications. Still unsure if it is a dental emergency, please contact your St. Paul, MN emergency dentist today and we will be happy to assist you.
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