Tooth Abscess

Etiology: Abscessed Tooth (upper premolar causing palatal swelling with drainage)
 
Description: Active inflammatory response forcing pus into surrounding palatal tissue. Offending tooth may be sensitive to percussion, displays mobility and causes constant pain.
 
Treatment Planning: Endodontics, surgical drainage and/or extraction with antibiotic therapy.
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Area of pustular drainage
Area of palatal swelling  
 
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