A 33-year-old female asked:
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no.18 tooth is infected & gums swollen. can this cause teeth next to it to feel pain & cold sensitivity as well. tooth getting pulled this week.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it can: Teeth on the lower left side, as well as the teeth on the upper left side may be hypersensitive or just plain sore. After the extraction the area will heal and you should be fine.
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Infection will continue the spread to adjacent and, via circulatory system, distant locations. Antibiotic coverage advised to control spread of infection. To prevent Posterior Bite Collapse replacemen5 of #18 shoul$ b3 a priority. Please discuss repacement with your Dentist.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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