Top 10 reasons for tooth pain

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There are many causes of tooth pain. Sometimes it is directly related to your teeth, such as decay or gum disease. Other times it is indirectly related to your teeth, such as pressure or infection in your sinuses. Our experience has led us to the following top 10 reasons for tooth pain:

  1. Tooth decay
  2. Tooth abcess
  3. Gum disease
  4. Tooth fractures
  5. Temperature Sensitivity
  6. Damaged fillings or sealants
  7. Teeth grinding or clenching
  8. Improper brushing or flossing
  9. Misaligned teeth or impacted wisdom teeth
  10. Orthodontic Alignment

If you are having pain or sensitivity it is important to see a Dentist right away. Waiting too long can cause the damage to get worse and may result in additional treatment or tooth loss.