If you are bothered by a toothache or sensitivity to extreme
temperatures, it is important to schedule an appointment with your
in Highland Park right away. Your
toothache may be due to problems like tooth decay, an abscessed
tooth, a tooth fracture, infected gums, or a damaged filling.
Toothache symptoms may include:
Pain that is throbbing, sharp or constant
Swelling of the gums around the affected tooth
should make an appointment
with your dentist in Highland Park if
your toothache has lasted more than a day or two. It is also a good
time to visit your dentist if you experience pain when you open your
What To Expect
first step in treating your toothache is receiving your medical
history and conducting a physical exam. We will then ask you about
the pain, like when it started, how severe it is, its location, and
what makes the pain grow worse or become better. We may need to take
x-rays of your teeth.
the cause is a cavity, we will fill that cavity and may need to
extract the tooth when necessary. You may need a root canal if the
nerve of the tooth is infected. We may prescribe an antibiotic if you
are experiencing fever or swelling of the jaw.
you are currently experiencing a toothache, please contact North
Suburban Dental of Highland Park to