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What causes tooth ache ? is it really due to microorganisms ? How can we get rid of tooth ache ?

Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 01 Jul '08 10:29 am
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The Cleveland Clinic

Toothache

* What causes a toothache?
* Symptoms of a toothache may include
* When should I see a dentist?
* What happens during the dental appointment?
* What treatments are available?
* How can toothaches be prevented?

A toothache is a pain in or around a tooth that may be caused by:

* Tooth decay
* Abscessed tooth
* Tooth fracture
* A damaged filling
* Repetitive motions, such as chewing gum or grinding teeth
* Infected gums

Remedy
Since most toothaches are the result of tooth decay, following good oral hygiene practices can prevent toothaches. Good oral hygiene practices consist of brushing regularly with a fluoride-containing toothpaste, flossing once daily, and seeing your dentist twice a year for professional cleaning. In addition to these practices, eat foods low in sugar and ask your dentist about sealants and fluoride application ...more
Answered by Stone Heart, 01 Jul '08 10:32 am

 
  
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TOOTHACHE - AN OVERVIEW
Main reasons of toothache are rotting of tooth, or cavities. The breakage in the tooth is also the reason of toothache.

REASONS OF TOOTH DECAY
Tooth decay takes place in a tooth when the tooth's enamel has been damaged or has dissolved, resulting in a hole or tooth cavity. Causes of tooth decay vary, but overall the damage is caused by bacteria living in the mouth as a result of poor dental hygiene. These bacteria eat the same food as we do and thrive on sugars in our food and drinks. These same bacteria release acids, responsible for the breakdown of minerals in our teeth.

Tooth decay is caused by different reasons, but most of them stem from poor dental hygiene or neglect. Caries can take up to 7 years to cause a cavity in a tooth and can therefore go unnoticed for a long period of time. Tooth decay prevention is of the utmost importance, from a young age onwards. The most common causes for tooth decay are: Food Containing Carbohydrates, Accumulation o ...more
Answered by Indra Datta, 01 Jul '08 11:44 am

 
  
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Eating of too much sweets, bread, roti helps in getting tooth ache...Calcium diffiency too in a way helps in decay of teeth gum..and it is always better to visit a dentist once in 6 months to do scaling, cleaning of all teeth ..
Answered by sarya mitra, 01 Jul '08 10:33 am

 
  
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Wash your mouth after eating.
brush your teeth before bed.
to kill the pain, bite a cloves or out clove oil or bite crocin tablet
Answered by Judy Pawar, 01 Jul '08 10:33 am

 
  
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So long as the nerve inside the cavity of the decayed tooth remains in tact, you will experience pain. Bactria play a role in making the cavity.. Pl take advice from a dentist
Answered by thampy chacko, 01 Jul '08 10:32 am

 
  
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Toothache or tooth pain is caused when the nerve root of a tooth is irritated. Dental (tooth) infection, decay, injury, or loss of a tooth are the most common causes of dental pain. Pain may also occur after an extraction (tooth is pulled out). Pain sometimes originates from other areas and radiates to the jaw, thus appearing to be tooth pain. The most common areas include the jaw joint (temporomandibular joint or TMJ), ear pain, and even occasional heart problems.

Bacteria growing inside your mouth can contribute to gum disease, plaque, and dental decay. These problems can become painful. The cause and prevention of dental disease has been well investigated.
You can prevent the majority of dental problems through flossing, brushing with fluoride toothpaste, and having your teeth professionally cleaned twice a year. The dentist may apply sealants and fluoride, which are especially important in children.

Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 01 Jul '08 10:32 am

 
  
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Try vicco vajratanti every day. Problem will be solved.
Answered by Vilas Pardhe, 01 Jul '08 10:31 am

 
  
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You and sometimes it can be due to infection in gums.Daily brushing and flossing really helps
Answered by trishha, 01 Jul '08 10:30 am

 
  
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The main cause behind majority of toothaches is tooth decay.Toothache is a condition where the tooth or its surrounding gums cause extreme pain due to one of the several reasons.
Treatment of toothache
Use toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Use of Painkillers like NSAIDs
Source: www.makehealtheasy.com
Answered by David D, 10 Mar '11 05:03 pm

 
  
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