Can an abscess in the mouth kill you?

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asked Feb 14 in Dental by crassmille (200 points)
Can an abscess in the mouth kill you?

Is it possible for an abscess tooth in the mouth to kill you if not treated?

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answered Feb 14 by Jodie (18,140 points)
Yes an abscess or other tooth infection if serious enough can kill a person if not treated as soon as possible.

Tooth problems and tooth infections if not treated can actually lead to heart problems as well.

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