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

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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 -

http://www.checkdent.com/en/videos/tooth-abscess-9.html

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