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Auckland DHB Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Regional Service

Public Service, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dental Infections

Dental infections are common and usually minor. They can however, spread to the cheek, throat and neck. Management involves admission, removal of the cause, drainage and antibiotics. Sometimes admission to the intensive care ward is necessary.

This page was last updated at 2:31PM on June 29, 2021.