Tooth infection causes blood infection, leads to man's death

Toothache turns deadly

(WLWT) An Ohio family wants to share its tragedy to prevent more deaths.

"It shouldn't have happened. It shouldn't have happened. It's a nightmare," Aloha Schneider says.

Schneider's son John died in April due to a blood infection that developed because of an infected tooth.

He was 31-years-old.

Aloha Schneider said John first thought he had a sinus infection and was admitted to the hospital in March, and his condition quickly spiraled.

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