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Can oral thrush cause tooth abscess?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Definitely, no

In most cases, Candida infection can be controlled with anti-fungal medication.
See your dentist for evaluation and thrush and tooth treatment. Take care.

In brief: Definitely, no

In most cases, Candida infection can be controlled with anti-fungal medication.
See your dentist for evaluation and thrush and tooth treatment. Take care.
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Candida Fungus

Oral thrush is caused by a yeast infection on the surface of the soft tissues, whereas a tooth abscess is caused by bacteria which have infiltrated into the bone or deep under the gum tissue.
They are not related. Have your teeth examined by a dentist and take care of that yeast infection.

In brief: Candida Fungus

Oral thrush is caused by a yeast infection on the surface of the soft tissues, whereas a tooth abscess is caused by bacteria which have infiltrated into the bone or deep under the gum tissue.
They are not related. Have your teeth examined by a dentist and take care of that yeast infection.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
Yes can have a fungal abscess, if you are immunocompromised.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Different pathogens. Get to your Dentist ASAP.

In brief: No

Different pathogens. Get to your Dentist ASAP.
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