Even with proper brushing and flossing habits, and regular dental checkups, you can have problems with your teeth and gums. Tooth pain, injury, increased sensitivity to hot or cold, and oral or facial swelling are just some of the signs of potential dental problems. Read about common dental symptoms to help you understand the causes and possible solutions for your tooth pain.
There are numerous causes of tooth pain, many of which can be resolved with endodontic treatment. The most likely source of your tooth pain depends on the location, type, severity, and timing of the pain. The pain may range from dull to acute and vary depending on the stimulus. Read More
An abscessed tooth is a painful infection that forms at the tooth root or between the root and the gum. This is most commonly caused by advanced tooth decay, which has left holes in the teeth that extend to the pulp chamber. It may also occur after a trauma to the mouth which leaves a tooth chipped or broken. Read More
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, so your teeth are built to last. They are designed to be used to rip, chew, and tear. Unfortunately, unlike bones, teeth have no way of repairing the damage done to them. Read More
A dislodged tooth is one that has been partially pushed out of or into its socket. This may also be called an extruded or luxated tooth. The tooth may appear to be falling out, but will still be connected to the jawbone. The tooth tends to waggle freely, but should not be manipulated. Read More
Knock Out Tooth
If you undergo trauma to the mouth or jaw, it’s possible for one or more of your teeth to completely detach from your gums. Having a knocked out tooth can be a scary and painful experience, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your tooth. With immediate and decisive action, your natural tooth can be saved. Read More