A New Area of Tooth Decay Can Develop Around a Distressed Dental Filling

Over the years poor oral hygiene habits and the passing of time can combine to weaken the once strong relationship between one of your dental fillings and the adjacent tooth enamel. As the problem progresses the natural bacteria living in your mouth could gradually gain access the seam of the dental filling. In time it could start to form a... read more »

Oral Trauma Can Cause a Toothache

An accidental fall or an injury can sometimes impact the mouth. This could cause significant damage to teeth, gums and surrounding soft oral tissues. Some patients who have suffered a significant oral trauma may experience toothache pain. Even if you don’t notice any immediate signs of damage to the tooth’s enamel layer, this is likely a sign that the core... read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Severe Toothaches

If a tooth is causing you extreme discomfort, it may be a sign of a toothache. Toothaches can be caused by many different types of ailments, and they are not necessarily limited to your teeth. However, in most instances, a toothache is the result of the nerve endings within the pulp of a tooth either being damaged or infected. If... read more »