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Doctor insights on: Do Rotting Teeth Cause Chemical Imbalances

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Can rotting teeth cause heart disease or a heart attack?

Can rotting teeth cause heart disease or a heart attack?

Yes: In addition to a correlation of periodontal disease and heart disease, decayed teeth that result in dental infections that go untreated can cause heart problems. There can be a spread of infection via fascial planes to the mediastinum, resulting in heart problems and death. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What can I do to avoid the pain if I have rotting teeth?

Get to a dentist: You can take advil (ibuprofen) or alleve to help until your dentist sees you. But don't delay.. Serious problems like infection spread, tooth loss and medical complications will result. In the middle ages, before modern dentistry , people died from dental abscesses all the time. In our day and age, dentists can help you! ...Read more

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Is surgery required to remove rotting teeth?

Is surgery required to remove rotting teeth?

No: If they are actually rotti.G they can be pulled without anestjesoa. Partially rotten need surgery. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will my brain be affected by rotting teeth?

Need doctor's help! will my brain be affected by rotting teeth?

Rotting Teeth: It is not likely. Especially if you are aware you have a problem and are doing something about it. But, as you read online, this is a possible outcome for severe tooth disease. Please follow the instructions of your dentist. ...Read more

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Will stopping chewing tobacco reduce the risk of cancer, gum disease, and rotting teeth?

Will stopping chewing tobacco reduce the risk of cancer, gum disease, and rotting teeth?

Yes: Nicotine in tobacco chewing causes localized ischemic area due to constriction of blood vessel. Precancerous soft tissue changes include leukoplakia, erythroplakia, acanthoma and carcinoma in situ. Regarding gum disease, tobacco product causes root surface roughness and delay wound healing. Tobacco product will aid in dry mouth and thus causes root caries leading to rotting teeth. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a dead or rotting tooth causes pain in any other teeth?

Yes: A rotted tooth can have an infection around it and this can cause pain radiating on the entire side of you mouth. Don't wait. See a dentist and get this treated. Infections can be serious. Get it taken care of. ...Read more

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Will giving a 3-4 month old some ice cream cause a child's teeth rotting?

Will giving a 3-4 month old some ice cream cause a child's teeth rotting?

Not likely : Early childhood caries is usually caused by too much sugary foods and drink. Putting infants to bed with a bottle of juice or milk will cause decay also. It is good to brush the child's teeth or wipe the gums with a wash cloth if teeth aren't erupted yet. A little bit of ice cream every now and then is fine. ...Read more

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Hello, i would like to learn what diseases could rotten teeth cause? Thanks in advance.

Hello, 

i would like to learn what diseases could rotten teeth cause? Thanks in advance.

Many: Decayed teeth is a severe infection of a major portal of the body. A severe condition such as accessing teeth have been responsible for brain infections leading to death. Oral bacteremia's have been associated strongly as a co-factor with heart disease, strokes, vascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, autoimmune disorders, joint breakdown and others. ...Read more

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Is it possible for rotting wisdom tooth cause health problems?

Is it possible for rotting wisdom tooth cause health problems?

Yes, definitely: I think the tooth is only part of the human body that can be rotting and the human being still be alive. Yes, a decaying wisdom tooth can lead to a dental abscess which is an active infection in your mouth and in the bone which can spread to other parts of your body. This can cause serious illness and even death. ...Read more

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Could a rotting tooth cause painful glands in neck off and on for MONTHS? Sometimes the pain feels like it's around collarbone.

Could a rotting tooth cause painful glands in neck off and on for MONTHS? Sometimes the pain feels like it's around collarbone.

It can: It could be referred pain or a spreading infection. You already know for months that the tooth needs to be treated... Why are you waiting? See a dentist immediately. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump under a decayed tooth,this tooth has caused me severe pain in the past but has since rotted and decayed,what could this lump be?

Lump: Infected damaged bone. If you had an infection anywhere else that was spreading would you ignore it. This can actually be quite dangerous. Run, do not walk, to your Dentist MMedSciiately. ...Read more

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Im wondering if this pea size bump in the bottom of my mouth is caused by rotten teeth?

Im wondering if this pea size bump in the bottom of my mouth is caused by rotten teeth?

Possible: You can get small lesions in the gums around your teeth that can be related to abscess. They are sometimes painful and sometimes not. You should have a dentist take a look for you...Especially if you already know you have cavities and problems. ...Read more

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Why does my body feel shaky and flushed? Last year i broke a tooth never got it checked out and it rotted. I've had on and off pain from the cause. I noticed my eyes where getting yellowish over time i paid it no mind. All of a sudden i would feel like i'

Why does my body feel shaky and flushed? Last year i broke a tooth never got it checked out and it rotted. I've had on and off pain from the cause. I noticed my eyes where getting yellowish over time i paid it no mind. All of a sudden i would feel like i'

Medical visit: Yellowish eyes may be a sign of a serious liver problem. The shaky, flushed feeling may be related to the tooth and may be a secondary, independent problem. See a physicain for these problems or see a dentist to evaluate the dental situation. ...Read more

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If someone has a couple rotten teeth in the front of their mouth & they perform oral sex, can it causes the woman to have vaginal problems or a rash?

If someone has a couple rotten teeth in the front of their mouth & they perform oral sex, can it causes the woman to have vaginal problems or a rash?

Possible: Not so much the rotten teeth but herpes type i (oral) can transmitted to become type ii (genital) as you describe. In addition to allowing transfer of HIV and other stds., mucosal contact is the culprit and it can be dangerous. Use protection and discuss these issues with your partner so you can both be safe. ...Read more

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Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time?On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time?On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Yes: Yes, rotten wisdom teeth can cause all of the symptoms you describe. The solution is to have these infected wisdom teeth removed. An antibiotic can only help shrink the infection, it will not make it go away. You should make an appointment with an oral surgeon asap so they work with you to solve this problem. ...Read more

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