If the toothache bothers you constantly and it increases when pressing on the tooth, chewing or trying to knock on it using, for example, a fork, and above-listed factors are accompanied by swelling of the mucous membrane and surrounding tissues of the tooth, swelling of the cheek ? diagnosis may be dental abscess. Dentists in Kentucky specialize in its treatment. Cure of the abscess does not take much time: dentist lances soft tissue and removes pus. And then patient should pay great attention to the oral hygiene, avoid physical activity and to take anti-inflammatory medicine. Flux as a result of abscess, usually disappear within two to three days after treatment.