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Yes. There have been many reported incidences of chronic conditions improving when an abscessed tooth is properly dealt with.


Abscess is caused by an infection and if not treated bacteria can spread trough the blood stream and damage various organs and lead to life threatening conditions. Here's a short video about abscess causes and treatment -

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Q: Can an abscessed tooth affect other areas of the body such as joints?
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