10 Things That Could be Causing Your Toothache

Posted Nov 29th, 2016

10 Things That Could be Causing Your Toothache

Have you been experiencing a toothache? Visit the dentists at Cityview Family Dentalin Ottawa for tooth pain treatment.


What is a toothache?

A toothache is a general term for any pain associated with your teeth. Toothaches can be caused by a number of oral health issues.

If you have the following symptoms, you may have a toothache:

  • Sharp or throbbing pain
  • Sensitivity to hold or cold
  • Pain associated with pressure on your tooth
  • Pain in the gums or surrounding teeth
  • Bad taste in your mouth
  • Fever and headache

There are many oral health issues that could be causing your toothache.

Read more about what might be causing your pain.

  • Cavity: decay in your teeth
  • Sensitive Teeth: enamel on your teeth is thinning
  • Root Canal: the inside of your tooth is infected
  • Cracked Tooth: your tooth has been damaged
  • Abscessed Tooth: your tooth has become infected
  • Sinus infection: puts pressure on your teeth
  • TMD: jaw disorder which causes pain
  • Tooth Grinding: puts pressure on teeth during sleep
  • Misaligned Teeth: places pressure on teeth
  • Lost Filling: has fallen out of place causing sensitivity

Visit your dentist at Cityview Family Dentalto learn more about toothaches. You may have a broken tooth that needs to be fixed, make sure to visit your dentist in Ottawa as soon as possible.

Visit the friendly team of dental professionals at Cityview Family Dental Centre!