Does a Toothache Feel Like?
is a pain that is described as being either sharp, constant or throbbing. This
pain can get worse with eating or any other forms of pressure on the tooth. Sometimes,
the gums can hurt as well.
have a toothache, you could also have other associated symptoms such as a
fever, headache, swelling in the mouths, or pus.Why
Do I Have a Toothache?
dentists at Wellness Dental Studio will thoroughly examine your oral cavity to
find out the underlying cause of your toothache. There can be many reasons why
your tooth could be hurting, including:
Fracture of the tooth
Wisdom tooth pain
Infection of the gums (gingivitis)
Habitual grinding of the teethHow
is a Toothache Evaluated?
dentist’s office, a complete oral cavity and general examination will help find
the cause of the pain. Our dentists will also take a complete history and may
order relevant X-rays to make a diagnosis.How
is Toothache Treated?
around the tooth is usually self-limiting and goes away on its own. However, if
the pain remains after 2-3 days or grows in intensity, you will require
for tooth pain is based on what’s causing it. If it’s tooth decay, you will
need a filling or an extraction. If you have an infection, you could require
root canal treatment and appropriate antibiotics.
pain of an infected wisdom tooth is treated with the wisdom tooth extraction.Can
Toothaches Be Prevented?
oral hygiene, including a proper brushing technique, can help prevent
toothaches. Aggressive brushing can cause injury to the gum line. Similarly, if
your oral hygiene is poor, then there is an increased risk of tooth decay.
people have a habit of grinding teeth which can cause tooth pain as well.
Abstaining from this habit can prevent pain as well.
should also visit Wellness Dental Studio at least two times a year for a
regular check-up and professional dental cleaning to keep tooth decay and
infections at bay.