Can a Cavity kill you?

I have had this cavity on one of my molars for a while, but do to my familys situation we either haven't had the money or the means to get to a dentist. Well recently, the cavity started growing, part of my tooth is completely gone, deep black hole. The tooth itself doesn't hurt, but, Im worried what... show more I have had this cavity on one of my molars for a while, but do to my familys situation
we either haven't had the money or the means to get to a dentist.

Well recently, the cavity started growing, part of my tooth is completely gone, deep black hole.
The tooth itself doesn't hurt, but, Im worried what could happen if i dont make it to a dentist.

Could i develop some kind of infection? and die?
I hope not, because my parents are coming into some money in a month or so,
And they have made it a priority to get me to a dentist but..
I dont know, Im just scared i might not make it that long before it gets worse.
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