Have a Tooth Infection Here’s How It is Affecting Your Overall Health

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There are some dental ailments that when left untreated can negatively affect much more than just your oral health. Tooth infection, also known as tooth abscess, is one of them. Read more: https://goo.gl/cwmqJL

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Have a Tooth Infection? Here’s How It is Affecting Your Overall Health:

Have a Tooth Infection? Here’s How It is Affecting Your Overall Health 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au

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Be it mild tooth sensitivity or severe tooth decay, dental problem of any kind is considered detrimental to our oral health but don’t typically have to do with other parts of the body. While there is absolute truth to the first part of the aforementioned, you can’t also deny the association of oral health and hygiene with overall health and wellbeing. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au

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There are some dental ailments that when left untreated can negatively affect much more than just your oral health. Tooth infection, also known as tooth abscess, is one of them. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au

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A dental abscess is an accumulation of pus inside the teeth or around the gums occurring as a result of bacterial infection or severe tooth decay in the mouth. A tooth infection can also develop from a neglected tooth injury. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au So, what is a tooth abscess?

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Fever Facial swelling Red swollen gums Bad breath A Bad taste in the mouth Difficulty in opening the mouth Swollen lymph nodes around the jaw and neck 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au Typically, a tooth abscess results in severe toothache and sensitivity to hot or cold accompanied by the following symptoms:

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Just like any infection, tooth infection is a threat to your overall health. When neglected, an abscessed tooth can have the following potential consequences: Infected teeth or gums can weaken the jaw bone and cause surrounding teeth to fall out. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au How is it affecting your overall health?

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An abscess in an upper back tooth can spread upwards to the maxillary sinuses and lead to a sinus infection. The infection from the abscessed tooth can spread to the brain through blood vessels and lead to a life-threatening blood or brain abscess. In extreme cases, the patient with an infected brain can end up in a coma. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au How is it affecting your overall health?

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Bacteria from the abscessed tooth can spread to the heart through blood vessels leading to a condition called infected endocarditis. Abscessed teeth can infect the face and jaw causing a life-threatening infection called Ludwig’s angina which can block the airways. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au How is it affecting your overall health?

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Considering the detrimental symptoms of tooth infection and its negative impact on overall health, it is important to prevent the condition in the first place with proper dental care. However, if tooth infection still occurs, seek immediate help of a professional. It is suggested to consult a 24 hour dentist in Sydney to find an optimal treatment solution and ensure the availability of immediate care in case of an emergency. 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au Conclusion

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Emergency Dentist Sydney City Address: Smile Concepts, 4/307 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Phone: 9002 7474 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au/ Contact Us 9002 7474 www.emergencydentistsydneycity.com.au

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