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Can infected teeth cause ear and sinus infections? what are your expert opinions?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
And worse!: Any infection can spread to other parts of the body. Untreated infections can lead to serious complications and should be treated by a health care professional.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could infected teeth cause ear and sinus infections?

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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 23 years experience
Location?: If the tooth involved and the infection occurs near the apex where the sinus is the proximity, the sinus infection may occurs. The wisdom tooth usually involved if it is affecting the ear such as tinnitus but not ear infection (ringing in the ear is more likely). Check with your dentist.

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