A toothache is the most common reason for someone to schedule an immediate visit to their dentist. Unfortunately, the pain that a toothache can cause can be crippling to the individual.
Trust me, you will know if you have a toothache. Tooth pain has the ability to affect your every day activities because eating and drinking is primal to your existence. From eating something hot or cold that causes pain, or just biting down on something that causes pressure, pain is usually the number one complaint in diagnosing a toothache.
- Sharp Pain
- Throbbing Pain
- Swelling of Gums
- Fever- Contact a dentist immediately.
- Foul Taste in Mouth- Contact a dentist immediately.
- Unable to open Jaw- Contact a dentist immediately.
There are many things that can cause a toothache. The best way to identify the problem is to have it evaluated by your dentist. Seek immediate attention if you are running a fever, earache or pain upon opening your mouth.
- Tooth Decay/cavity
- Tooth Fracture
- Abscessed Tooth
- Infected Gum Tissue
- Damaged Filling
How to Handle a Toothache
There really is only one way to deal with constant tooth pain and that is with a visit to the dentist. Untreated tooth decay will eventually abscess. An untreated abscess can cause death. Don’t put your life at risk by thinking it will just go away. Tooth decay only gets worse unless treated by a dentist. Give us a call today.
J.C. Duncan Family Dentistry
103 Commerce Center Drive Suite 101
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: (704) 266-1486
Fax: (704) 948-1969
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