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Top 7 Causes of a Toothache


Having a toothache is not only inconvenient, it can be downright frustrating. This is especially true if you’re not sure what is causing it. There are actually several different reasons why a toothache may surface. Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care will explore the top 7 causes of a toothache and discuss ways to alleviate your discomfort and preserve your smile. If you have a toothache in Lone Tree, CO, read on! Cavities or Decay One of the primary causes of a toothache is tooth decay. When a cavity forms on the tooth surface, it erodes through the enamel and [...]

Top 7 Causes of a Toothache2018-02-06T09:42:16-06:00

What a Toothache Really Means


If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know it can bring your life to a screeching halt. Whether it’s constant or intermittent, a toothache is impossible to ignore. There are a few different sensations that can be labeled as “toothache” and some of the possible causes are a lot more serious than others. You may feel sensitivity to hot and cold foods and beverages, shooting pains, throbbing, or a low-intensity soreness.   Most toothaches are caused by one of the following: A deep cavity A crack or fracture Gum recession (exposed tooth root), due to gum disease or improper brushing Damaged dental [...]

What a Toothache Really Means2017-07-28T01:22:52-06:00