Dental care and oral hygiene build your platform for a smile to be proud of. When professional cleanings and checkups complement your daily routine, a skilled dentist at Your Dental Office can catch conditions before illnesses or cosmetic flaws develop. Crucial signs should bring you to trusted dentists like Your Dental Office in Toronto for expert treatment and opinions.
A toothache comes in many forms, for many reasons. Sudden, sharp pains and sensitivity to cold or sugar may be a cavity. Chronic, dull throbs could signal deep issues in the tooth root or gumline.
2. Bleeding Gums
Daily brushing, flossing and rinsing tame bacteria, plaque and gingivitis. If you have slacked in your routine, a dentist can stop gingivitis before it develops to periodontitis.
3. Bad Breath
Odorous foods and dehydration produce temporary bad breath for everyone at times. However, chronic halitosis is a sign of gum disease or serious medical conditions. Your Dental Office in Toronto can tell if you just need to ratchet up your routine or see a specialist.
4. Painful Chewing
Your Dental Office in Toronto advises caution with hard candy, popcorn including stony kernels and some nuts like almonds. Many things can cause tooth cracks, for excruciating pain when you chew even soft foods and gum. These cracks are often imperceptible to the naked eye so a dentist must find them.
5. Jaw Pain
Jaw pain could arise from teeth grinding or Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), a disconnect between jaw joints and muscles that control them. Your Dental Office in Toronto takes jaw pain very seriously with X-rays and tests plus further referral if necessary.
6. Mouth Sores
Although they are quite uncomfortable, canker sores inside your mouth are no cause for alarm. But if painful sores persist, Your Dental Office in Toronto can identify viruses and fungal infections to prescribe healing medications.
If you have concerns, Your Dental Office in Toronto will address them enthusiastically, for your long-term health and attractiveness. Contact us to book an appointment and we will serve you with care!