What Are The Symptoms Of A Dead Tooth?

teeth health smile dentistTeeth are made of living tissue that can die and cause a range of dental problems. Here are some common symptoms.

Key takeaways:

– Pain ranging from mild to extreme

– Changes to the tooth color, which can become grey, yellow, or even black

– Swelling and a bad taste in your mouth

You may not always be able to spot a dead tooth by just looking at it, so it’s very important to visit your dentist if you notice any of these symptoms.

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.