If your child complains of tooth pain, he or she should see a dentist to evaluate the cause of the pain. The toothache may be a sign of a problem that will get worse if left untreated.
The kid-friendly dentists at Kool Smiles can find the cause of the pain and fix the problem. Call us today to schedule an appointment.
Your child’s dentist will be able to determine why your child is having tooth pain. Often, it is caused by irritation of the nerve endings inside the tooth. This irritation can be a sign of tooth decay, infection, or an injury. Gum disease can also be a cause of tooth pain.
Below is a list of different types of tooth pain and their causes:
It’s best to see a dentist as soon as possible to determine the cause of the pain and treat the problem. You should take your child to a dentist if:
It’s not always possible to see a dentist immediately after tooth pain begins. While your child waits to see the dentist, he or she can be more comfortable by following these tips:
You can help your child avoid tooth pain by encouraging healthy dental habits. These include prevention techniques, such as:
If your child is suffering from pain in his or her teeth, make an appointment with a Kool Smiles dentist. All of our dentists are experienced in working with kids and can help treat and prevent toothaches.
Contact Kool Smiles today for convenient and affordable dental care.
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