A 41-year-old member asked:
can a rotten tooth cause face and head pressure?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 25 years experience
Possible: A rotten tooth can lead to infection that can also spread to other areas, including the nerves and tissue of the mouth and head. See a qualified dentist asap to make sure and treat, especially getting the tooth removed or treated.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
See DDS or oral surgeon for assessment.
Can become worse.
924 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 19, 2016
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