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As we all know, toothaches are the result of several different factors. This pain is usually in the form of a heartbeat and will intensify over time when you eat, lie down, or drink hot or cold liquids. Tooth aches are very severe and it may seem that no matter what you do, it hurts more. In the dental world, toothaches can include things like cavities, infections or abscesses in the teeth or gums, debris trapped between the teeth and gums, and trauma to the face, teeth, or jaw. Sometimes tooth aches can be the result of medical conditions and have nothing to do with the teeth. In most cases, if the problem is not checked, it can lead to serious problems and even become life-threatening. Normally, when you have a toothache, you will experience tremendous pain. The pain will originate from the affected tooth or jaw and you will know it almost immediately. It will start to be a stabbing pain, then it will continue to get worse and worse until it is treated. If you wait too long and allow the infection to spread throughout the tooth, you will have to remove or cut it.

Every time you start to experience a toothache, you shouldn’t hesitate to make an appointment with your dentist to get checked out. Sometimes getting an appointment when your tooth starts to hurt is complex, easier said than done. Although you may be able to use certain products to stop the pain, the pain will always return until you solve the problem. A toothache will always return, until the tooth is fixed. If you visit your dentist on time and he detects the problem early, he can save your tooth. Typically this will result in a filling, crown or root canal, although you will not have to extract the tooth. Dentists are always looking to save teeth, as they do not like to extract them unless absolutely necessary. If the tooth has abscessed, your dentist will give you antibiotics, such as penicillin, until the infection has subsided enough to remove the tooth. Throughout our lives, most of us will experience the suffering and agony of a toothache at some point. A toothache can be the worst pain you’ve ever felt in your life, especially if you feel the pain of an abscess. If you’ve never had a toothache, you should consider yourself lucky. However, those who have had a toothache will tell you that it is something you never want to experience – it will make you feel like your whole world is falling apart.

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