Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Facial problems can be caused by a minor problem or a serious condition. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, or facial weakness or numbness.
Trigeminal neuralgia: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Facial pain: Types, causes, when to see a doctor, and self-care
Management of Unilateral Facial Numbness
A dental abscess is an infection at the base of a tooth. It means a pocket of pus has formed at the tip of a tooth root in your jaw bone. More serious infections spread to the face.
Peripheral facial nerve palsy FNP is a common neuropathy of cranial nerves. However, it is a rare condition in dental treatment and may be associated with local anesthetic injections. Initial trauma to facial nerve cab is usually minor. In this instance, a complete and rapid recovery is expected and most cases resolve within 12 hours. If more extensive damage occurs, nerve palsy can be significant and long lasting.