Articles relevant to: Toothaches

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Can Flying Give Me a Toothache?

Can Flying Give Me a Toothache?

Yes — flying can give you a toothache. You may be surprised to find that your teeth become sensitive and develop a growing pain as your plane leaves the tarmac and begins to climb. Not only will oral problems you brought on the plane with become much worse, but you may notice some tooth pain for the first time. So what exactly is going on? And is there any way you can manage this type of pain?

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What To Do When You Have a Dental Emergency While Travelling

What To Do When You Have a Dental Emergency While Travelling

It’s important that you prepare, as best you can, for every possible situation while traveling. Dealing with a toothache abroad, however, can be a bit challenging. What exactly counts as a dental emergency? When do you need to call a dentist, and which office should you visit? Here’s what you need to do if you have a dental emergency while traveling.

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Top 3 reasons why teeth hurt

Top 3 reasons why teeth hurt

When you start feeling pains or sensitivity in your teeth, you may begin to dread an inevitable visit to the dentist’s office. Although some dental pain requires immediate attention from a dentist, not all of it is a sign of something serious or permanent. In fact, most of the dental pains that you experience are likely to resolve themselves with some adjustments to your habits. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that your teeth might hurt.

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Good Home Remedies for a Toothache

Good Home Remedies for a Toothache

Toothaches vary in their intensity and frequency. At their worst, they can make it hard for us to concentrate upon anything other than the throbbing pain. Toothache (or odontalgia, the clinical term) can be caused by a variety of oral disturbances. The most frequent culprits are dental cavities, which occur when bacterial-formed acids eat through tooth enamel and leave the softer tissue inside – and its nerve endings – exposed. Pain can also be caused by dental caries (soft decayed areas within a tooth), pulpitis (inflammation of tooth pulp) and periodontitis (a disease that attacks the gum and bone around a tooth). The underlying cause of an ache will determine which home remedies will be most effective in combating the pain.

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