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ToothAche/Pain FAQs


ToothAche/Pain FAQs

Toothache/Pain FAQs – North Carolina

Did you wake up with a mysterious pain in your mouth? Troutman Family Dentistry can help you! Almost everyone has experienced tooth pain at some point in life. If you have a toothache, don’t delay in getting an appointment.

There are numerous reasons why you might be feeling achy, and our Dentist will be able to pinpoint exactly what’s going on. We work to get to know each of our patients and develop long-term relationships with them, helping them feel comfortable when they come to visit us for care. Our general dentists serve the greater Mebane, NC area and offer our expert dental care services to you and your family. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call today! 919-563-5939 

Toothache/Pain FAQs

What are the Causes of ToothAche/Pain?

  • Dental Decay
  • Tooth Fracture
  • Tooth Infection And Abscess
  • Gum Disease And Infection
  • A Damaged Filling
  • An Ill-Fitting Crown
  • Grinding Your Teeth
  • Root exposure (gum recession)
  • Cracked tooth syndrome
  • Bruxism (clenching and grinding your teeth)
  • Inflamed or infected pulp (the nerve of the tooth)

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What are the Common Toothache Symptoms?

  • Shooting Pain
  • Sharp Or Throbbing Pain
  • Pain That Only Occurs When Pressure Is Applied To The Tooth
  • Unpleasant Taste
  • Sore, Swollen Gums
  • Fever, Headache, Or General Malaise

When Should I See a Dentist?

Any time you experience Dental Sensitivity or Pain, you should see a Dentist. Here are other signs you need to see your Dentist: 

  • Bleeding gums
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Jaw/face swelling
  • Earache and jaw pain
  • Chronic headaches

How Can I Reduce The Risk of a Toothache?

In between regular visits to the dentist, there are simple steps that each of us can take to greatly decrease the risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental problems. 

These include:

  • Brush thoroughly 2-3 times a day 
  • Floss daily
  • Eat a balanced diet and limit sugary snacks
  • Use dental products that contain fluoride
  • Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams
  • Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months

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At Troutman Family Dentistry, it’s our goal to provide enjoyable patient experiences with a focus on oral health promotion and disease prevention. We believe in conservative, comprehensive dentistry while encouraging our patients to play an active role in their dental health. Through co-diagnosis and collaborative treatment planning, we’re proud to offer personalized care for each patient.

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