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How to Know if You Might Have an Infected Wisdom Tooth

While it is always prudent to see your dentist if you feel that one or more wisdom teeth may have become infected, there are nonetheless a handful of warnings signs to keep in mind. Let us examine three indicators which should be taken seriously.

  • An infected wisdom tooth may be accompanied by a foul odour within the mouth.
  • In severe cases, your lymph nodes may become swollen.
  • Gums will often appear red and swollen around the site of the infection.

“If your infection is more severe, you may have swollen lymph nodes just below your chin.”

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