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Pain, discomfort or swelling is a sign of a dental problem
Pain and swelling are your body’s response to something that isn’t right.
- Pain is defined as a sensation that hurts. It could be classified as acute, chronic, neve, referred or a myriad of other terms but, essentially, it’s your body telling you something is wrong
- Swelling is another bodily response to a problem. Swelling occurs when the tissues of your body are injured
In terms of your teeth, pain and swelling are most often symptoms of:
Head to the dental clinic as soon as you can
Beyond the obvious discomfort, any one of these problems can impact your oral and overall health. Without treatment, the problem is unlikely to improve. In fact, the consequences could be quite dire – the infection may spread or a tooth or teeth may be lost.
When faced with this type of scenario, the first step Chestermere dentist Dr Lowry will take is to conduct a dental exam. Once the cause has been uncovered, he will establish a treatment plan to resolve the issue and restore your oral health
Keep your teeth for life
Tooth loss is not an inevitable part of getting older. Scheduling regular preventive dental care and seeking prompt treatment when dental issues crop up are two of the best ways you can take control of your oral health which, in turn, can help you keep your natural teeth for as long as possible.