Sinus Infection Side Effects

One of the possible side effects from a sinus infection is that you may start breathing through your mouth. Mouth breathing promotes a dry mouth, and a dry mouth can increase your risk of dental health problems. Saliva in the mouth helps digest food and wash away the bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gingivitis.

At-Home Remedies

If you notice signs of dry mouth after sinus infection tooth pain, try the following:

  • Use a fluoride toothpaste and mouth rinse daily.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Try to breathe through your nose as much as possible.
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