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TOOTHACHES-PART I A toothache is a pain in or around a tooth that may be caused by tooth decay; an abscessed tooth; a tooth fracture; a damaged filling; repetitive motions, such as chewing gum or grinding teeth; or infected gums Symptoms of a toothache may include: tooth pain that may be sharp, throbbing, or constant. In some people, pain results only when pressure is applied to the tooth. swelling around the tooth fever or headache foul-tasting drainage from the infected tooth When Should I See a Dentist About a Toothache? See your dentist as soon as possible about your toothache if: you have a toothache that lasts longer than 1 or 2 days your toothache is severe you have a fever, earache, or pain upon opening your mouth wide Proper identification and treatment of dental infections are important to prevent their spread to other parts of the face and skull and possibly even to the bloodstream. Presented as a service to the community by Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-663-0554 SM-CL 1868211 TOOTHACHES-PART I A toothache is a pain in or around a tooth that may be caused by tooth decay; an abscessed tooth; a tooth fracture; a damaged filling; repetitive motions, such as chewing gum or grinding teeth; or infected gums Symptoms of a toothache may include: tooth pain that may be sharp, throbbing, or constant. In some people, pain results only when pressure is applied to the tooth. swelling around the tooth fever or headache foul-tasting drainage from the infected tooth When Should I See a Dentist About a Toothache? See your dentist as soon as possible about your toothache if: you have a toothache that lasts longer than 1 or 2 days your toothache is severe you have a fever, earache, or pain upon opening your mouth wide Proper identification and treatment of dental infections are important to prevent their spread to other parts of the face and skull and possibly even to the bloodstream. Presented as a service to the community by Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-663-0554 SM-CL 1868211