Toothache – A Small Problem With a Big Effect


Do you suffer from toothache? If so you know how debilitating it can be. Some of the most irritating persistent pain can come from something as simple as toothache.

What exactly is a toothache? It would seem a simple question. It’s a tooth that hurts. And certainly that’s correct. However that doesn’t accurately describe the intensity of the pain that a sufferer can feel and it doesn’t describe exactly how much a simple pain in the tooth can impact on just about every aspect of your life.

Some of the simplest things like a meal or settling down to sleep at night can be severely disrupted.

And it can describe different things. For example there is tooth “sensitivity” that feels pretty much like pain in the teeth. Sensitivity can be caused by a number of factors like excessive wear on the teeth from grinding the teeth at night. Or by recession of the gum that exposes more of the outer layer of the tooth to the effects of hot and cold food particularly.

Or toothache can be caused by factors like a cracked tooth, or sinus problems, or flu, or gingivitis. Gingivitis is a condition where the gum starts to recede around the edges of the teeth as a result of excess build up of tartar, often from inadequate brushing.

Poor gum health is a major cause of a wide range of dental problems, including pain. It is the leading cause of tooth loss in the population in the US.

And it’s not just dental conditions that can cause that debilitating pain. Medical conditions can also do that, and that includes some you may never have thought of. Did you know, for example, that angina can cause toothache? Or even a heart attach can manifest itself as pain in the jaw?

If you’re a sufferer you ought be aware that some serious medical and dental conditions can cause jaw and tooth pain, and these ought to be diagnosed and treated speedily by a dental or medical professional.

However it is still possible to reduce the pain, or even eliminate it, if you’re in need of doing so, by use of some simple home remedies. This may not be a permanent solution in many cases but may well provide some much needed relief while you’re waiting for the condition to be diagnosed.

You’d be surprised at how simple, fast and inexpensive some of the simple home remedies for toothache can be.

So remember, if you have a problem with aching teeth you ought to find out why by consulting a professional. However remember as well that there are some very simple, inexpensive and effective remedies that will provide you with fast relief.

If you need to perform at your optimum you may just need these simple home remedies for toothache.

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