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Toothaches - Causes, Symptoms and What To Do For Tooth Pain | Dr Mark Cull

Updated: Oct 26, 2023

Dr Mark Cull, Gympie Dentist helping a patient with a toothache. What To Do When You have a Toothache.
Dr Mark Cull always looks after his patients, especially when they are in pain and suffering with a toothache.

Have you ever had a toothache? They hurt!!! The constant throbbing pain in the tooth is often unbearable and can prevent you from doing your work, enjoying the day, and eating your favourite food.

The first thing you should do is to call us (or your local dentist). Over the phone we gauge how serious your tooth ache is and how quickly we might need to see you.

We try our hardest to get our patient's into an emergency appointment, depending on availability. We will consider the amount of pain you might be in and do our best to get you urgently treated.

Upfront about Costs

For some people it can be an unplanned medical expense, which can be stressful.

We will always do our best to give you some idea of what the costs might be (based on the information you have given us).

We strongly recommend you do not ignore your tooth ache.

At Channon Lawrence Dental, we can look after you and your teeth. We will happily provide you with option

Gympie Dentist, holding an xray of a tooth.
Xrays might be necessary if you have a toothache, Dr Mark Cull will explain your treatment to you step by step.

Toothache - Causes, Symptoms and What to Do?

A toothache can be really painful and the signs are pretty obvious. Not everyone experiences all of the symptoms. Some symptoms of a toothache may include the following:

  • Dull, sharp, constant or throbbing pain

  • Any kind of pain or soreness around or in the tooth

  • Experiencing pain when chewing

  • Swollen gums around the tooth

  • Feeling pain when putting pressure on the tooth

  • Tooth aching when drinking or eating hot or cold beverages and food

  • Experiencing headaches

  • Having high fevers

  • Bleeding gums

  • Swollen face

What Are the Causes of Toothaches?

There are different causes of toothaches and they can be related to your teeth, gums, or jaw. Here are the most common causes of tooth pain:

  • Tooth decay caused by dental cavities

  • Jaw problems

  • Abscess Tooth

  • Gum disease

  • Impacted tooth

  • A broken or fractured tooth

  • Sensitive tooth

FAQs About Toothaches

I have a toothache. Do I need to see a dentist?

If you have a toothache and you are worried about it, you can always call Channon Lawrence Dental to get some advice. Dr Mark Cull is always happy to help his patients when they are having problems. When should I book an appt?

  • You have severe tooth pain or your toothache becomes unbearable;

  • You are experiencing fever, headache, pain in your ears, or pain when opening your mouth

  • If you are experiencing swelling;

  • You have a toothache that’s been persisting and won't go away.

How much does it cost to get my toothache treated?

The price of getting toothache treated may vary and will depend on a few different factors, and the severity of your case.

We always try to give our patients some idea of what the costs involved might be. We never really know what cost is until we see you in the dental chair.

We recommend that you give us a call, book your appointment, and talk with Dr Mark Cull. At Channon Lawrence Dental, we will give you an estimate of costs based on the information you have given us.

What can I do if I can’t afford to get my toothache treated?

We understand that money can be an issue for some people at different stages of their life.

We encourage you to look after your teeth and not to ignore the pain. Talk to us about your financial situation and we will do our best to make it a win win situation.

You don’t always have to pay for your dental services outright. We offer flexible dental payments solutions, such as Hummm and Afterpay.

What can I do to avoid toothache?

As Dr Mark Cull always tells his dental patients, it's really important that you practice regular good oral hygiene.

Regularly floss and brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste.

Aside from that, it is also important to eat foods that are good for your teeth.

Dental Clinic Near Me that Treats Toothaches

Dr Mark Cull, Channon Lawrence Gypmpie Dentist
This is Dr Mark Cull and he will look after your toothache for you!

Channon Lawrence Dental, your caring Gympie Dentist, will look after you if you have a toothache! Come visit us at:

Phone: [07 5482 7688](tel: 0754827688)

Book your appointment now and be pain-free!

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