ComplicationsBy Mayo Clinic staff
Complications and problems that trench mouth may cause or be associated with include:
- Trouble eating and swallowing due to pain
- Pain when brushing teeth
- Temporary or permanent destruction of gum tissue
- Tooth loss due to severely damaged bone
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