Symptoms & Diagnosis

What is causing your toothache? Is it a broken tooth or filling? Why are your teeth sensitive? And what should you do about it? Use this guide to discover the most common causes of the most common symptoms.

Tooth Pain or Toothache

It is pain that affects a tooth or the area around it, usually the jaw and the gums. Tooth pain comes in various levels of…

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Sensitive Teeth

A sharp, intense shooting pain is often the telltale sign of sensitive teeth. Sensitivity is commonly triggered by hot, cold,…

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Gum Problems or Diseases

Gums play a major role not only in your dental health, but in your overall well-being. A combination of plaque (a sticky,…

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Mouth Ulcers

A mouth ulcer is an open sore which can be painful. They can be found anywhere within the oral cavity including the lips. The…

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Broken or Cracked Tooth

A broken tooth or broken filling can occur when biting into some type of food or other substance. Sometimes there is no pain…

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Painful Tooth at the Back

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these…

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Wobbly Tooth or Teeth

A wobbly tooth is a process in which one or more teeth come loose and fall out. Tooth loss is normal for baby teeth (deciduous…

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Sore Jaw

Jaw pain is any kind of pain or discomfort in the jaw area, which includes the lower jaw (mandible), temporomandibular joint…

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