A toothache is any pain or soreness within or around a
tooth, indicating inflammation and possible infection.
All, sometime in our life we have suffered
A toothache may feel like a sharp pain or
a dull ache. The tooth may be sensitive
to pressure, heat, cold, or sweets. In
cases of severe pain, identifying the
problem tooth is often difficult.
Any patient with a toothache
should see a dentist at once for
diagnosis and treatment. Most
toothaches get worse if not
Toothaches may result from any of a
number of causes:
Exposed tooth root Tooth decay
food wedged (dental caries)
between teeth or
trapped below the inflammation of
gum line the tooth pulp
Tooth nerve re from
disease, i loose or broken
irritated by conges
clenching or ted
periodonti cracked or
grinding of teeth sinuse
tis impacted tooth
Includes identifying the
location of the The dentist then
toothache, as well as the examines the patient's
cause. The dentist begins mouth for signs of
by asking the patient swelling, redness, and
specific questions about obvious tooth damage.
the toothache, including The presence of pus
the types of foods that indicates an abscess or
make the pain gum disease. The dentist
worse, whether the tooth is may flush the sore area
sensitive to temperature or with warm water to
biting, and whether the dislodge any food
pain is worse at night. particles and to test for
sensitivity to heat
Prompt dental treatment provides a positive
outcome for toothache. In the absence of active
infection, fillings, root canal treatments, or
extractions may be performed with minimal
discomfort to the patient.
When a toothache is left untreated, a severe
infection may develop and spread to the sinuses
or jawbone, and eventually cause a worse
hygiene is the
key to preventing
best way to
decay is to brush
at least twice a
after every meal
People should visit their
dentist at least every six
months for oral examinations
and professional cleaning
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