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Dangers to Your Overall Health by Ignoring Problematic Teeth

Posted on 1/9/2023 by Dr. VanBrunt
Dangers to Your Overall Health by Ignoring Problematic TeethUsually, your problems do not disappear if you choose to ignore them. In the dental realm, we have seen this to be true many times. Small dental problems can lead to bigger and more expensive dental problems. In fact, your oral health can affect your entire body. If you choose to ignore your problematic teeth, your whole body could be affected.

Dental Problems Rarely Get Better Without Proper Dental Care

Do not ignore sensitivities in your mouth. Similarly, if you are experiencing a toothache, it is time to do something about it. If you have an infected tooth, called a dental abscess, it is especially important to come into our office right away. Like most infections, if they are ignored, they will only flare more. The pain will increase, as will the risk of a potentially dangerous situations. The infection can enter your bloodstream and affect your heart and even your brain. The infection could spread into your facial bones, not only affecting your face, but also your jaw. Sadly, you could also loose the abscess tooth. If you did not ignore the tooth, a root canal could have been an option, allowing you to keep the tooth.

An infection in your tooth should not be ignored, regardless of your apprehension to financial implications or dealing with dental anxiety. We are here to help you and want to fix your problematic teeth and improve your oral health, which could benefit your entire body.

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Small dental problems can lead to big problems fi they are ignored. An infection in your mouth can spread to other parts of your body. Tooth decay can go unnoticed. Make sure to make an appointment for your routine cleaning and checkup.

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