A Toothache is pain that you feel in or around the tooth. Most often, Toothache pain is a sign that there is something wrong with the tooth or gums. Toothache can range from mild to severe and tooth decay is one of the most common reasons for Toothaches. Some of the common causes of Toothache include accumulation of food and debris between the teeth, infection at the root of the tooth, trauma to the tooth, or sudden fracture of the tooth.
HOW IS TOOTHACHE DIAGNOSED?
A Dentist diagnoses Toothache by examining the tooth and surrounding area and performing a complete dental examination. An X-ray of the aching tooth can help identify Toothache.
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?
One must continue to practice good dental care, but be careful not to self-medicate or use numerous over-the-counter (OTC) oral rinses as they can sometimes exacerbate or prolong problems