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Toothache

We're here to treat your pain

A toothache is caused when the root nerve or a surrounding nerve is irritated. Whether the pain is sharp and sudden, or dull and consistent, you want fast relief.

What you need to know about Toothache

What causes toothaches?

There are several common causes for toothaches:

  • Sensitive teeth
  • A damaged tooth
  • Grinding your teeth
  • Cavities
  • An abscessed tooth
  • Gum disease

How to diagnose a toothache

Your dentist will perform an examination and ask about your symptoms. They may also take a dental X-ray to see if there are any issues going on beneath your gums.

When should I see a dentist?

You should see a dentist if:

  • A toothache that lasts longer than two days.
  • There’s swelling in your face or jaw.
  • You feel pain when opening your mouth wide.

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