Can you really die from an abscess tooth?

Answer Yes you can...any infection, left untreated, can spread to other parts of the body where it cannot be easily eradicated and cause overall fevers, bad reactions, increased heart rates, and death.

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How to Treat a Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess occurs when there is decay in a tooth that hasn't been properly or timely treated. It is also sometimes caused by a break or crack in a tooth, where bacteria can enter the pulp of t... Read More »

Tooth Abscess in Dogs?

Tooth abscesses can be as painful for dogs as they are for humans, and as costly. Because dogs cannot tell their owners when they are in pain or discomfort, tooth abscesses often go unnoticed by ow... Read More »

Is amoxicillian+clavulanic ok for tooth abscess?

Yes, it is. But if there is no improvement in the pain and the abscess does not heal the tooth will need to be extracted so the pus can come out and heal properly, otherwise the infection can spread.

Is Extracting an Abscess Tooth Dangerous?

No. You can die from NOT getting it extracted. Extracting the tooth ASAP is the fastest way to rid yourself of the infection.