How to prevent toothache

April 13, 2009 by  
Categories Toothache, Toothache Prevention

From time to time most people have encountered toothache of some kind, but there are few things you can do to maintain proper oral hygiene because oral hygiene is the key to the prevention of toothaches.

The main way to prevent a toothache is by keeping your gums and teeth healthy. You will need a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss and a dentist. The best way to prevent tooth decay is to brush your teeth twice a day, preferably after every meal and snack.

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Signs and symptoms of toothache

April 13, 2009 by  
Categories Toothache, Toothache Prevention

Toothache and jaw problems are common complaints. The pain of toothache often starts suddenly and can vary from mild discomfort to very severe pain.

The pain can be worse when you are eating or drinking, there may be severe pain due to pressure, or to hot or cold stimuli. The pain can also get worse when you lie down because it results in more pressure. The pain may be referred to your head, radiate to the cheek, jaw. Your toothache pain maybe constant or come and go.

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