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Have you ever suffered from a toothache before? Toothaches are often the result of dental damage that has left teeth vulnerable to further infection and damage. If your tooth’s root is exposed, bacteria can enter the pulp of a tooth and lead to pulp death. It is important to make sure that any infections associated with vulnerable teeth and toothaches are treated as soon as possible.

The first step to treating a toothache is to always set forth effective prevention plans to limit their arrival. If you’re involved in any activities, always take the necessary steps to protect your teeth from oral accidents and injuries. Furthermore, if you are involved in unhealthy habits, eliminate them from your life.

After you have set forth an effective plan to help protect your teeth, make sure you look for signs and symptoms of a toothache that may be present. Oftentimes, toothaches are commonly associated with pain that continues to linger on in your mouth. If you notice pain around a tooth even after pain relievers argues, it could be the result of underlying damage associated with toothaches.

Other common symptoms of toothaches into noticeable discharge in and around teeth, oral inflammation, a fever, or facial rashes that are not easily explained. Several oral health conditions including erupted wisdom teeth, TMJ disorders, periodontal disease, and tooth decay are all known risk factors for toothaches.

Be sure to set aside time in your life to visit your dentist at Pony Express Dental for oral health care treatments. If necessary, set up an appointment with Dr. Tornow or Dr. Child for a thorough exam of your oral health. You can contact our dentist office in Draper, Utah, by calling us at 385-352-3136.