In some occurrences, tooth pain is caused by tooth sensitivity; this can happen when the enamel that shields the teeth becomes fragile, or the gum begins to recede and exposes the root of the tooth. The basic sign and symptom of teeth sensitivity is if, when having something hot or cold, your tooth is sore. It may also hurt when you breathe in cold air, these symptoms can come and go depending on how sensitive your teeth are.
Another reason for toothache might be due to a cavity – a hole in your tooth. A dental examination and possibly radiographs would be required to assess a cavity. Cavities can lead to several complications and if left untreated.
Due to the fact that so many different problems can cause tooth pain and in some cases there may be no signs of where the pain can be coming from, it’s always important to go to the dentist to have the issue diagnosed. Once it is diagnosed, the dentist will give you the right course of action to take and how to treat the issue.
The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnoses so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.
Downsview Plaza Dental Office
1078 Wilson Avenue
(at Keele Street)
Downsview, Ontario M3K 1G6
Phone: (416) 633-6443
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.