Tooth pain is a common occurrence and can typically be treated by a dentist. A normal toothache is caused by inflammation of pulp, which is the central part of your tooth. The endings of pulp are very sensitive due to its nerve endings. The inflammation can be caused by cavities, trauma or infection. Another cause of tooth pain are jaw problems.
Tooth pain or toothache symptoms are pain with chewing, hot or cold sensitivity, bleeding or discharge around tooth or gums, swelling around a tooth or swelling of your jaw, or injury or trauma to the area. These symptoms could also be linked to dental decay, tooth fracture, or gum disease. Being proactive in your oral health is one way to prevent tooth decay.
If you have tooth pain in Pine Bluff, AR, call Dr. Mike Clark today. We take emergency appointments!