Facial Swelling

Facial Swelling Emergency Dental CareIf you experience swelling of the mouth, jaw, or face that you
believe is related to your dental health it is very important to see a
dentist immediately. Swelling that is not the result of an injury or
recent procedure or swelling that persists beyond a week after a
dental procedure may be due to an infection which can be very serious.

If you are experiencing facial swelling, call us at (516) 565-3435 or (516) 348-2000. In the mean time, take note of:

  • whether swelling is accompanied by pain and where it is localized
  • how long swelling has persisted
  • what appears to make it better (aspirin?) or worse (eating/drinking?)
  • any other symptoms

Call an Emergency Dentist

If you are in or around the Franklin Square area please call: (516) 565-3435. And, if you are in or around the Syosset area please call us at: (516) 348-2000.



The content offered on this website is for informational purposes only and does not seek to diagnose and/or treat any physical, medical, dental, and/or periodontal condition or disease. In addition, the offering and consumption of this content does not establish a doctor patient relationship. If you are experiencing any pain, discomfort, swelling, and/or bleeding in your mouth and/or jaw this may represent a serious condition and can only be diagnosed and treated by visiting a medical doctor, dentist, and/or periodontist in person.