10 Things That Could Be Causing Your Toothache

Posted Sep 13th, 2016

10 Things That Could Be Causing Your Toothache

Have you been experiencing a toothache? Visit the dentists at Hog’s Back Dental Centre in Ottawa for tooth pain treatment.


What is a toothache?

A toothache is a general term for any pain associated with your teeth. Toothaches can be caused by a number of oral health issues.

If you have the following symptoms, you may have a toothache:

  • Sharp or throbbing pain
  • Sensitivity to hold or cold
  • Pain associated with pressure on your tooth
  • Pain in the gums or surrounding teeth
  • Bad taste in your mouth
  • Fever and headache

There are many oral health issues that could be causing your toothache.

Read more about what might be causing your pain.

  • Cavity: decay in your teeth
  • Sensitive Teeth: enamel on your teeth is thinning
  • Root Canal: the inside of your tooth is infected
  • Cracked Tooth: your tooth has been damaged
  • Abscessed Tooth: your tooth has become infected
  • Sinus infection: puts pressure on your teeth
  • TMD: jaw disorder which causes pain
  • Tooth Grinding: puts pressure on teeth during sleep
  • Misaligned Teeth: places pressure on teeth
  • Lost Filling: has fallen out of place causing sensitivity

Visit your dentist at Hog’s Back Dental Centre to learn more about toothaches. You may have a broken tooth that needs to be fixed, make sure to visit your dentist in Ottawa as soon as possible.


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