Indianapolis Emergency Dentists Discusses what to do if you have Severe Swelling

Swelling is typically caused by an infection. If you have an infection and severe sweeiling, it is important to see your Indianapolis emergency dentists as soon as possible. If our office is closed, it may be necessary to visit the hospital emergency room.


Severe swelling can cause patients to have difficulty breathing and may even cause your yes to swell. Never place heat on the infected area for this can cause the infection to spread more quickly. It is vital to your health that you visit a nearby hospital if you have severe swelling and our office is closed; Do not wait! Typically you will be prescribed antibiotics, and after taking them as instructed, you should be fine. Be sure to schedule a follow-up appointment with your West Indianapolis dentists afterward. This will ensure that everything is okay and back to the way it should be.  

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