The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics logoLink to University of Iowa home pageLink to College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics home page

  college of dentistry mission graphic

Periodontal abscess

Image Description
periodontal abscess

Gingival abscess: A tender erythematous fluctuant gingival enlargement is present facial to the maxillary first and second molars.

periodontal abscess

Gingival abscess: Microscopic image showing a dense infiltrate of neutrophils.

periodontal abscess

Gingival abscess: A microscopic image showing a dense infiltrate of neutrophils, some of which are undergoing liquefaction necrosis.

periodontal abscess

Periodontal abscess. A tender erythematous fluctuant soft tissue enlargement of recent onset.