Toothache has many causes namely tooth decay, impacted Wisdom tooth Broken tooth due to trauma or injury, food collection inside gum pockets. Hence never use any over the coulter medication for pain relief without knowing the cause. The first thing you should do in case of pain is visit the Dentist. The dentist will examine you and take an X ray if needed to check the extent of infection and give you a treatment plan based on your condition.
If the decay is deep, you may need a root canal treatment to save your tooth, Technological advancements such as apex locators , flexible rotary tools, LASER root canal, microscope assisted dentistry, in house computerised lab, cone beam CT have not only reduced the treatment time but have also increased the comfort level. Precious metal crowns more durable and don’t cause allergies. In case you have delayed the process and the tooth has to be removed there is no need to worry you can replace the tooth with implants or crown and bridge depending on your condition.
If your tooth is broken due to trauma depending in the extent either root canal treatment or extraction with replacement of missing tooth can be done to relieve your problem.
However if you have an impacted wisdom tooth you have to surgically remove the tooth as it may cause infection of adjacent tooth and if left unattended can also develop into a cyst or a tumor.
Severe toothache is due to food collection in gum pockets then a gum specialist will review your condition and suggest treatment accordingly. Nowadays with the advancement of LASER technology the procedure is almost painless, heals faster and also reduces bacterial growth that ultimately saves your tooth. If this condition is left unattended, with time your gums will become weak and your tooth will become loose and finally lead to tooth loss.
Sensitivity of tooth is a very common problem which one tends to blindly follow the advertiser says. However following such methods may not cure condition as the cause of sensitivity is due to early decay, gum recession, over-zealous brushing, hard clenching or grinding habit. It can also lead to tooth loss at a later stage. Hence appropriate diagnosis has to be done before getting temporary relief. If the sensitivity is due to decay, the tooth has to be restored, With the advancements in Dentistry aesthetically available tooth coloured restorations , LASER assisted root coverage procedures can solve your problem and prevent tooth loss.
If you are suffering from dental pain or sensitivity , do not take over the counter medications , tooth pastes or any home remedies understand that, this is the right time to visit dentist to get rid of the problem completely. For appointments call 18001 02 02 88 or click below