Can A Bad Tooth Cause Sinus Infections And Headaches?

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Alternative Names

Tooth - unemerged; Unemerged tooth; Dental impaction; Unerupted tooth


Symptoms
  • Bad breath
  • Difficulty opening the mouth (occasionally)
  • Pain or tenderness of the gums (gingiva) or jaw bone
  • Prolonged headache or jaw ache
  • Redness and swelling of the gums around the impacted tooth
  • Swollen lymph nodes of the neck (occasionally)
  • Unpleasant taste when biting down on or near the area
  • Visible gap where a tooth did not emerge

Signs and tests

Your dentist will look for swollen tissue over the area...

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