In many cases, when a toothache begins to develop, you will notice a bit of discomfort at first that continues to build. Or, a little bit of pain will come and go as the issue progresses. Then, of course, you may find yourself having a very different type of experience when you deal with the sudden onset of tooth pain. When might this happen, why on earth is it happening to you, and how shall you proceed?
Biting Into Sugary Foods
If you bite into something that’s quite sugary and you feel immediate pain, this may be a sign that you are dealing with tooth decay. Remember that damage to your tooth that exposes your nerves will lead to a “zing!” here and there. What should you do when this occurs? You should contact us to let us know exactly what happened and to set up a visit. A filling or some other restoration may be in sight.
Extremes In Temperature
Do you notice that when you take a sip of cool water, it really hurts? Does your tooth pain occur when you eat something hot? How about when you eat something cold and then hot? When extremes in temperature are causing your discomfort, it can be a sign of a problem like decay, infection, or some other concern. See us soon!
Biting Something Hard
If you bite down into something hard and feel tooth pain, you may have just damaged your tooth (or you may have aggravated an existing problem). In any case, some amount of damage is likely there, such as a crack or cavity. Schedule a visit, so we may fix the concern.
Get To The Bottom Of Tooth Pain With A Visit
When tooth pain suddenly arrives, your best bet is to come to our practice for help, so we may address your concern and fix the problem. Learn more by scheduling a visit in Prairie Village, KS by calling Robert M Browne, DDS at (913) 901-8585.