Category: Dental pain

Advice on the causes, symptoms and treatment of the various causes of dental pain including toothache, abscesses and sensitivity. Written by a dentist

Effective TMJ Exercises That Work

Effective TMJ Exercises That Work

TMJ dysfunction is a common syndrome, involving symptoms of pain, clicking and stiffness of the jaw joint and surrounding muscles. At its mildest the problem is an occasional annoyance. But for some patients it leads to frequent, quite severe pain ...

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How Can I Get Tooth Pain Relief?

How Can I Get Tooth Pain Relief?

Here’s a recent question from ‘Joan’. It’s a common problem, based around getting tooth pain relief. “Hi, please can you help? I’m travelling and can’t get to my dentist for a few days. I have severe tooth pain for two ...

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Tooth Abscess Treatment – At The Dentist And Home Remedies

Tooth Abscess Treatment – At The Dentist And Home Remedies

This page will look at the methods of tooth abscess treatment and things you can do at home to help. The first thing you need to do if you think you have a dental infection (see signs and symptoms to look ...

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Your Guide To Toothache Treatment Options

Your Guide To Toothache Treatment Options

The toothache treatment that will be necessary to relieve your pain and, importantly, prevent it from recurring, will depend on the cause of the pain.  The following gives some information on what treatment you may require from your dentist, based ...

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Cracked Tooth Treatment and Prevention

Cracked Tooth Treatment and Prevention

This article focusses on the options for treating a tooth that has developed a crack. Any treatment necessary (after the correct diagnosis has been made) for repair and to relieve the pain of cracked tooth syndrome will vary, depending on ...

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What Are The Common Cracked Tooth Symptoms?

What Are The Common Cracked Tooth Symptoms?

Having introduced the problem, and looked at the causes of cracked teeth on the previous page, we now turn our attention to the possible symptoms that can result. We also look at diagnosis (and why this can be tricky!).   ...

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Sensitive Teeth Treatment: Tips That Can Help

Sensitive Teeth Treatment: Tips That Can Help

First up, any sensitive teeth treatment advice will include general things you can do at home to prevent the problem from arising. Depending on what causes your sensitivity, there may also be specific dental treatment needed to treat the problem. Firstly, advice ...

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TMJ Relief: Quick Tips and Long-Lasting Help

TMJ Relief: Quick Tips and Long-Lasting Help

Having answered “What is TMJ“, we move on… This page is a summary packed full of useful advice on how you can get TMJ relief both when you have acute symptoms and also what can help in the longer-term.   TMJ ...

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Wisdom Teeth – Dry Socket and Other Possible Complications

Wisdom Teeth – Dry Socket and Other Possible Complications

There are several possible complications that can arise after having a wisdom tooth removed. A common problem after the extraction of wisdom teeth is dry socket - a very painful condition that develops when a blood clot does not form properly at ...

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery Tips

Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery Tips

The speed of recovery after wisdom teeth removal will vary from person to person. For the following few days after surgery, you can expect some degree of discomfort and swelling.  The level of this will depend to an extent on the difficulty ...

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