I just had a wisdom tooth removed on Monday. I agree that it sounds like an abscess this happened with mine and the dentist gave me some antibiotics which did clear things up. He advised that I have mine taken out as they were impacted. I hope you get it sorted out.
I try not to worry about the future -- so I take each day just one anxiety attack at a time.
Diagnosed with:- Asperger's Syndrome, dyslexia, gad, sad, ocd, depression
Medication:- 300mg Lyrica, 10mg Escitalopram, Serequel 25-50mg, !000mg Naproxen