• Infection
  • I have a dry socket and a infection which feels like its gone into my face what can I do to help the throbbing pain and how long will it last? (healthtap.com)
  • Since alveolar osteitis is not primarily an infection, there is not usually any pyrexia (fever) and cervical lymphadenitis (swollen glands in the neck), and only minimal edema (swelling) and erythema (redness) is present in the soft tissues surrounding the socket. (wikipedia.org)
  • oral
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained to treat infections in the head and neck region, as some infections may spread beyond teeth. (colgate.com)
  • The oral surgeon will make a small incision into your gum to surgically remove the broken tooth or impacted wisdom tooth. (colgate.com)