Pain in the tooth is defined as Toothache and though it can be temporary, it really signifies that there is some kind of teeth problem like cavity or bacteria infestation. Pain in tooth also reflects decay. Usually the patient would suffer from acute teeth pain, which is restricted to just one or multiple teeth. Besides the pain there would also be swelling and inflammation of gums and side of the mouth and fever in some cases.
HOW IS TOOTHACHE DIAGNOSED?
The Dentist will do a thorough physical examination of not only the affected teeth, but the entire mouth, to get a fair diagnosis of the Toothache condition. Where felt necessary, an X-ray of the jaw portion may also be got done by the doctor. The doctor will make it a point to study the medical history as well.
HOW IS TOOTHACHE TREATED?
Treatment for Toothache involves getting rid of the cavity in the tooth using filling procedures. In some cases root canal or dental implants are needed. The patient may have to replace the tooth all together to.
DID YOU KNOW?
That any tooth related troubles can be prevented by making sure enough care is taken to avoid spoiling them in the first place?