I have tooth pain. Should I come in?
Tooth pain of any kind is not normal and means that a problem is developing that we need to address. We know that dental visits are stressful for many patients, but toothaches never go away on their own, and delaying treatment will only result in more complicated problems in the future
Many toothaches are the result of decay, but there are also several other conditions that can also cause pain:
- Gum disease
- Teeth grinding (bruxism)
- Trauma to the tooth
- An unbalanced dental bite
Regardless of the reason for your pain, we need to see you as quickly as possible. This is one of the reasons we stress the importance of routine dental visits. When we see you regularly, we can prevent problems from developing in the first place.
If you have a toothache, please call our office to arrange an appointment. You may be surprised to find that your pain is the result of something that is relatively easy to address like chronic teeth grinding.
However, if you need a filling or other treatment, you can feel comfortable knowing that we provide gentle care in a friendly, soothing environment. If your pain is severe, we will get you in for treatment the same day to provide you with the relief you need.