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Sep 08

Hygienetown – Oral Infections causing more hospitalizations.

Oral Infections Causing More Hospitalizations By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS Left untreated, a serious tooth abscess can eventually kill. In 2007, Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old boy in Maryland, died after bacteria from an abscessed tooth spread to his brain. The case drew widespread media attention, and his is the cautionary tale cited whenever politicians and advocates discuss access to …

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