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A 42-year-old female asked:

Will bad teeth or if have infection in wisdom teeth will it cause bells palsy or nerve damage to face or brain infection have severe anxiety..i have no swelling just hurts when bite down been taking augmentin?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
If you are having severe anxiety, it is well worthwhile to meet with your dentist to review your dental health. While untreated infection can affect many different parts of the body, this is not usually a problem with healthy American adults with access to healthcare.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Why are you taking antibiotics? Have you been diagnosed with an infection? If you have a dental infection, antibiotics will not resolve your issues. Why not get examined by a local dentist to determine the cause of your pain.
Last updated Jul 14, 2021

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