A 38-year-old member asked:
can dental caries really cause death in severe cases?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Peter Karsant answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes but: It can if it leads to an infection that gets out of control and invades sinus areas or sub-lingual areas of the jaw. But this is uncommon in todays' world with the advent of antibiotics and access to good dental care.
Answered on Oct 17, 2012
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