Top 10 Dental Problems – Toothache

What causes toothache?

Toothache occurs when the innermost layer of the tooth becomes inflamed. Dental pulp can become inflamed by: tooth decay, a cracked tooth, loose/broken filling, receding gums or periapical abscess.

Treating toothache

Treatment for toothache will depend on the cause but may involve having a filling, root canal treatment or removing the tooth.

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