Dentist in San Ramon Urges Patients to Address their Dental Pains!

 

Sometimes, toothaches come and go, but that doesn’t make them unimportant. No matter what, if your teeth are in pain, you should make your dentist in San Ramon aware! We want your smile to be strong and healthy and the only way we can do that is if you let us know when you’re in pain.

 

There are several reasons why your teeth could be in pain, but all of them can be addressed to begin the treatment process. If there is pain in or around the tooth, it could be caused by:

· A fracture or crack

· A damaged filling

· Tooth decay

· Infection

· Bruxism, also known as grinding

 

Of course, it’s difficult to immediately tell what’s wrong with your teeth if they’re aching, but that’s what your dentist is for. There are stories of patients who ignore throbbing toothaches and pains for weeks, months, maybe even years! If these get ignored for long periods of time, it can be completely detrimental to your smile.

 

Some symptoms of a toothache can include:

· Dull, throbbing pain

· Sharp, stinging pain

· Pain when pressure is applied to the tooth (commonly when eating)

· Headache

· Foul taste

 

Most toothaches aren’t seen as an emergency in the moment, but they can turn into one in the future without addressing your dentist.

 

If you’re experiencing any sort of aches and pains around your teeth, don’t hesitate to contact your dentist in San Ramon by calling our office at (925) 804-6440 to schedule an appointment today!

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