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Can you get a sinus infection from having a cavity filled or from the numbing agent?


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2015-07-15 18:38:48
2015-07-15 18:38:48

No, that will not cause a sinus infection.

Well, it isn't exactly that simple.....if it is an upper tooth and that tooth's roots rest right up against the maxilary sinus - like it does in many people - a deep cavity can irritate the nerve and the sinus will also become irritated. In the case of an extraction, there is a definite link between teeth and sinus infections. So, never say never.

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