Did you know that February 9th is National Toothache Day? This day calls attention to a common dental complaint. Dr. Joseph Amalfitano, a periodontist treating gum disease in Traverse City, MI, has helped many people address this particular concern. Teeth can ache for several reasons; this painful sensation may be the first clue that a deeper, more serious oral health concern is developing. For this reason, you should take persistent or worsening tooth pain seriously. Tell your family dentist about your symptoms. If gum disease is causing your toothaches, there are some excellent treatments available from the Amalfitano Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics.
Because toothaches can be caused by a variety of conditions, you might need to try more than one strategy before you find relief. Also, if a toothache is related to a serious underlying condition then you may not be successful at finding a good relief solution. That said, here are a few toothache remedies you can try:
Seek Professional Care
If toothaches are persistent or get worse, talk to a dentist or periodontist. Dr. Amalfitano can help your teeth and gums feel a lot better. Make an appointment by calling (231) 480-4377.