My tooth infection is damaging my facial muscles

#1

Will it be correct to say that ‘My teeth infection is damaging my facial muscles’ or ‘My teeth infection has been damaging the facial muscles’? Because it has been started 3 years ago.
What is the correct sentence to express the condition of my health?

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#2

My tooth infection is damaging my facial muscles. - if it is still causing damage now, even though it might have started doing so several years ago.
My tooth infection was damaging my facial muscles. - if the infection has now been treated and is no longer causing damage.
Usually, the simple present/past tense would be enough, though it is possible to use ‘has been’ if you are immediately going on to speak about another action or a consequence like this:
My tooth infection has/had been damaging my facial muscles and has/had left me with weakness on one side of my face.

‘tooth infection’ not ‘teeth infection’ - even if several teeth were affected.

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#3

Thanks

#4

You are right, the infection is damaging my left side facial muscles.
Does this happen with tooth infection? with/by/due to - which would be the best to use?

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#5

‘Due to’ is the only option that would work here.

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#6

My kid was having some dental issues so I was looking for the information on the internet. I found that it might be the cause of tooth infection so I immediately took him to the dentist Redondo Beach and yeah, he was having the infection and a little cavity-hole as well. So he was treated wonderfully.

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#7

Hi, I’ve removed the spam from your post and hope your kid’s teeth are fine.

#8

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