A Toothache Might Be Associated with a Failing Dental Fillings

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Minor defects in tooth enamel such as chips, modest dental fractures, dental attrition, and small cavities, can sometimes be treated with a simple dental filling. Most are made from metallic amalgam or composite resin, to effectively restore the structural integrity of a tooth and prevent further tooth decay As the years go by it is… Read more »

A Word About Benzocaine

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If you have ever had a late night when you or a member of your family has been suffering from a toothache or a pain in their mouth, you have probably found yourself wandering the aisle of a grocery or convenience store, looking for benzocaine. Well, you were actually looking for a topical anesthetic to… Read more »

Toothaches and Your Smile

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Toothaches hurt because the pulp of a tooth has been compromised. When the enamel protecting a tooth is damaged, dangerous bacteria can infect the pulp and eventually cause the tooth to fail. The pulp is the life force of a tooth because it houses the tooth’s connective tissues, nerve endings, and blood vessels. When the… Read more »

Toothaches 101

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Do you have a toothache? If so, we’re here to help you! Toothaches can be tricky at times because there are many causes, symptoms, and treatments associated with them. So, to help you understand this dental problem a little bit more, we have provided the answers to the following questions: What causes a toothache? Toothaches… Read more »