What Causes a Toothache?

While tooth decay is often the primary cause of a toothache, it’s important for you to have a complete oral examination to determine the cause. Other causes of a toothache can include the following:

Gum disease
Grinding teeth (bruxism)
Tooth trauma
An abnormal bite
Tooth eruption (in babies and school-age children)

TMJ/TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder), sinus or ear infections, and tension […]

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5 Ways to Care for Your Teeth After Your Enamel Has Worn

Have you ever experienced a jolt of pain when you ate ice cream or sipped hot tea? If so, you may have some level of enamel erosion. A tooth’s outermost covering is called enamel. This translucent layer is thin but extremely strong. In fact, it’s the hardest tissue in the¬†human body.

Enamel acts as a protective […]

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