Top
10
Doctor insights on: Tooth Infection Without Pain

Share
1

1
Is it possible to have tooth infection without pain?

Is it possible to have tooth infection without pain?

Yes: Very possible. Sometimes a tooth can be infected and have a cavity and no pain is felt. See a dentist asap to get the tooth treated. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Andrew Berry
9 doctors shared insights

Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


2

2
How long can a person have a tooth infection without pain?

How long can a person have a tooth infection without pain?

Years: Years. But it is best to take care of it as soon as possible, since it may spread and cause septicemia. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Can you have a tooth infection without pain?An would it make you feel feverish/ligh theaded

Can you have a tooth infection without pain?An would it make you feel feverish/ligh theaded

Dental infection: Yes, this can occur. Strongly suggest that you see a dentist asap and have this tended to. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Can a person have a tooth infection without any pain instead my tooth has an infected smell when I floss?

Can a person have a tooth infection without any pain instead my tooth has an infected smell when I floss?

Yes: Yes..Can have tooth infection and no pain if tooth is non vital..Yes can get smell when ossing if underlying periodontal disease..Gingivitis..Or not flossing regularly..Or poor oral hygiene.Cavities between the teeth. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
Is it possible to have a tooth infection without actual tooth pain? But do get nerve pains on left side of head. Normal head MRI feb 2013.

Is it possible to have a tooth infection without actual tooth pain?  But do get nerve pains on left side of head. Normal head MRI feb 2013.

Yes: And actually fairly common. Regarding 'nerve pains'- depending upon location, frequency, duration, triggers and the rest of your dental and medical history: it often requires both a complete and thorough dental exam with x-rays and a medical evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
How can I treat a tooth infection?

How can I treat a tooth infection?

Go to Dentist: If your tooth is infected, then you risk have severe pain and infection traveling to other parts of the body. There is no real home treatment for tooth infections and usually you will need to visit the dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
How long should I apply ice for a tooth infection?

24-48 hours: Ice can help with an anti-inflammatory effect as well as to provide some temporary pain relief. If the infection isn't treated, it can spread and you can lose your tooth or have other health complications. See your dentist for proper treatment. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
I have a severe tooth infection. What are my options?

I have a severe tooth infection. What are my options?

Dental Treatment: is the only option for your dental care. Take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC and see your dentist ASAP for evaluation, x-rays and proper treatment. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
I have a tooth infection and cannot use typical antibacterials. Advice please?

I have a tooth infection and cannot use typical antibacterials. Advice please?

Others available: There are alternative antibiotics that can be used due to allergies to antibiotics. You should contact your dentist, explain allergies and he/she can prescribe an alternative antibiotic. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
How would i know if I have a tooth infection my tooth is hurting real bad i think I have a tooth infection

How would i know if I have a tooth infection my tooth is hurting real bad i think I have a tooth infection

Typically : Typically the reason you have dental pain is because there is swelling or infection. Infection is sometimes hard to see clinically. Very often infection starts off small. You should see a dentist immediately to evaluate the tooth. If indeed it is an infection, it can spread and cause significant destruction to one or more teeth. Hope this helps. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers