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What Causes A Toothache?

 teeth health smile dentist,Toothaches are the most common form of facial pain and are an indication that there may be problems with the gums and teeth. Practicing good oral health doesn’t guarantee the absence of oral discomfort.

Key takeaways:

– Inflammation of the dental pulp will cause toothaches and could be caused by tooth decay.

– Cracked teeth, bruxism, and receding gums are other possible causes of toothaches.

– Do not confuse toothaches for sinus infections, ear infections and tense facial muscles that will be accompanied by headaches.

The severity of a toothache can vary. It ranges from mild to severe, can be constant and at times, intermittent.

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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.