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TOOTHACHE DENTAL EMERGENCY IN MISSISSAUGA

" Ouch! I Have Severe Toothache. What Should I Do?”

Toothache varies in severity and is often proportional to how significant the issue that is causing the pain. Toothaches can leave teeth feeling sensitive to hot or cold foods and beverages. They can also make teeth sensitive to sugary items.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS THAT YOU TOOTH REQUIRES EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE

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  • Persistent, sharp pain

  • Pain when pressure is applied to the tooth

  • Bleeding gums and inflammation

  • Weird taste in the mouth: Having a bad taste in the mouth or a bad odor that lingers all day might be a sign a tooth is infected or severely decayed. This can lead to the release of toxins that have an unpleasant taste and smell

  • Swollen jaw

 

If you have constant or severe pain in your mouth, please let us know your symptoms and one of our dentists will advise you on how to deal with the pain, next steps you need to take and see you as soon as possible.

You may need an over-the-counter medication for pain control.

 

Do not put the pills on your sore tooth.

 

Do not use a heating pad, a hot water bottle, or any other source of heat on your jaw. The heat will make things worse.​

THE TOOTHACHE TREATMENT AND WHAT TO EXPECT

When you visit our dental office, our Dentists will first perform an exam, which may involve x-rays to diagnose the issue. From there you will be provided with various treatment plan options.

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