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Tooth Pain

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Treatment for

Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can vary in severity and is caused by a number of factors. If you’ve been suffering from tooth pain, you should make an appointment with a highly qualified and professional dentist.

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Dr Alistair Graham | Mona Vale Dental

Dr Alistair Graham is one of the few dentists who can fix most of your dental problems, since he’s qualified to provide both surgical and restorative treatments. He completed his Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) at Sydney University. He also studied in the UK, Australia and Switzerland to delve further into this field.

Dr Graham is widely recognised for his extensive experience in all stages of dental implant treatments (planning, surgical and restorative). As a result, we can give you clarity about the entire treatment plan, putting you in control of the outcome. This gives you peace of mind that your treatment is being completed in one place, with someone who understands the big picture.

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What is tooth pain?

Tooth pain is any discomfort experienced in the teeth or jaw. It is often indicative of an underlying problem, such as a chipped tooth, tooth damage, gum disease or tooth decay. Tooth pain can be debilitating and excruciatingly painful, so as soon as you experience any discomfort you should consult your dentist to diagnose the issue.

Symptoms of tooth pain

Pain in the teeth can manifest itself in a number of different ways, and at different times, but particular signs to look out for include throbbing in the teeth, as well as sharp or aching sensations. Symptoms may also be visible – red, swollen gums are a particular giveaway. Tooth pain may also lead to regular headaches.

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What causes tooth pain?

Tooth pain can have a number of different causes, from issues with the teeth or jaw to sources not actually related to your mouth. The most common causes of tooth pain include damage to the teeth, dental cavities, gum disease, gingivitis and periodontitis.

Alleviating tooth pain

The method of diagnosing and treating your tooth pain will depend on the cause and severity of the issue. For example, a broken tooth can be mended with a crown or a cavity, while gum disease is remedied in a number of ways, including by scaling and planing and, in extreme circumstances, a root canal or dental surgery.

For more information about fixing your tooth pain, consult your dentist.

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Tooth pain FAQ’s

How much does it cost to fix tooth pain?2018-12-18T10:22:39+10:00

The cost of alleviating your tooth pain will vary depending on the exact procedure you undergo. For more information, please ask your dentist.

What foods should I avoid?2018-12-18T10:00:24+10:00

If you’re experiencing tooth pain, you should avoid foods which contain lots of acid, as these can further wear the teeth down.

How can I prevent tooth pain?2018-12-18T09:59:55+10:00

The best way to prevent tooth pain is by practising good dental hygiene. Brush your teeth twice a day, regularly floss and ensure you consult a dentist every six months.

If you have any further questions about what’s causing your tooth pain and potential remedies, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

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Mona Vale Dental was recommended to me by my daughter who spoke very highly of Dr Graham and his team. The treatment and care I received has restored my faith in dentists again.
  • Penelope Hitchens

I was very impressed with the high level of care Alistair and his team give to his patients. All the staff were exceptionally welcoming and friendly. Mona Vale dental is beautiful practice with the most up to date facilities, and latest technology.
  • Francesco Fronzoni

Alistair, Kristen, Lisa and the crew at Mona Vale Dental are fabulous. My children, husband and I all go there. Mona Vale Dental are happy, family-friendly, reliable and great at what they do. The new fit-out is also very stylish. It all makes for a very positive dental experience.
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