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ANY infection needs to be treated immediately with antibiotics, as you could become VERY sick if the infection enters your bloodstream. If you get "blood poisoning" and it goes untreated you could possibly die.

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Q: Can you die if an abscessed tooth busts open?
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Could an infected tooth that is not abscessed but needs a root canal kill you if not treated quickly?

It is unlikely that you will die from an infected tooth. If it abscesses, you may wish you were dead. Having said that, yes it is extremely remotely possible that you could die from an untreated infected tooth.

Can you die from a tooth abscess?

Yes you can die from an abscessed tooth. If you have Ludwig's angina, which affects parts of the face and the lower jaw. It usually occurs in adults suffering from a tooth abscess that was never treated. The danger is that it can grow enough to block the airways of the patient who's suffering from it, and cause suffocation leading to death.

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The toad will die immediately.

Is the pus from an abscessed tooth harmful if ingested?

Pus is toxic, so yeah. You won't die from it necessarily (*I am not a doctor*) but it CAN make you sick. Think of when you have a sinus infection or post nasal drip. Usually that is ingested and can make you sick as well. ~ T

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A tooth can die do to dental diseases. They also can die from lack of proper care and preventatives.

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