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February 9th has been earmarked as National Toothache Day. What causes toothaches? How can you prevent the discomfort?

Teeth are unusual when it comes to feelings. If they are cold or hot they send a message of pain! There can be an underlying disease causing the pain as well.

Here are some of the common toothache causes.

  • Dental Decay
  • Receding Gums
  • Bad Bite
  • Gum Disease
  • Inflammation of the Dental Pulp
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Abscessed Tooth
  • Sinus Infection
  • Teeth Grinding

The best way to determine the cause of dental pain is to see your dentist. Dental pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong.

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