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

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Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Years

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

In brief: Years

Years. But it is best to take care of it as soon as possible, since it may spread and cause septicemia.
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Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry

In brief: It's All Relative

Usually a tooth infection can cause severe pain to the patient.
I know from my patients, they've told me that toothaches are the worst. I've also seen patients with active infection and they didn't have any pain whatsoever. In other words, I do feel biology, bacteria, and tolerance play a role in when someone feels pain.

In brief: It's All Relative

Usually a tooth infection can cause severe pain to the patient.
I know from my patients, they've told me that toothaches are the worst. I've also seen patients with active infection and they didn't have any pain whatsoever. In other words, I do feel biology, bacteria, and tolerance play a role in when someone feels pain.
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