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Office blog

March 2011

Homeless Maryland Boy Dies From Tooth Infection

Many years ago, when I first started practicing dentistry, I often heard people say "Toothache is not a disease, but it can kill you". Personally I experienced toothache many times when I was a little kid, which motivated me to pursue my career as a dentist because I wanted to help people like me. A few years ago, there was a sad news about a boy who died from tooth infection in Washington DC, which shocked the dental community. If you have no idea what damage a bad tooth can do to your health, please read on.