Wisdom Tooth Pain: When should I visit an oral surgeon?

A toothache is always cause for concern for a patient. Not only is the situation uncomfortable, but it can also indicate an oral health problem. This is especially true when the pain is in the vicinity of the wisdom teeth. An impacted wisdom tooth can cause pain as it continues to attempt to erupt through […]

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Tips for Toothaches

Toothaches can be quite disruptive to your routine. The pain can affect your ability to concentrate on your work, enjoy time with family and friends and even eat a simple meal. As such, patients tend to seek dental care quickly when suffering from a toothache so that they can get relief. The strategy used in […]

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On February 5th, 2014, posted in: toothache by

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Could Your Toothache Be Something More Serious?

When you have been stricken with a painful toothache, it’s easy to become singularly focused on making the pain stop. For a short while, pain relievers, antibiotics, and even patience can be helpful. However, when you camouflage the pain, you may actually be doing yourself a disservice. Your toothache, whether it is in response to […]

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Benefits of iCAT 3D Cone Beam CT Scanner

Imaging is useful in diagnosing the causes of many dental, oral and maxillofacial conditions, from a toothache to an abscess. In the past, dentists had to rely on grainy two-dimensional pictures produced on film by x-rays, but now better tools are available to enhance treatment planning. Three-dimensional pictures, like those produced by cone beam CT […]

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On March 6th, 2013, posted in: toothache by

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Tooth Extraction Complications: Adjacent Tooth Injury – Part 1

When you have a toothache, your top priority is stopping the pain, even if that means having the tooth removed. It’s hard to function normally throughout your day, hard to concentrate at work, and even harder to get a good night’s sleep until the pain is gone. An experienced oral surgeon can guide you through […]

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What is a Partial Bony Impacted Tooth?

With such easy access to advanced dental care, there is no longer a need to suffer with a toothache in Chicago. Although a toothache can stem from a number of sources, pain in the very back of the mouth can typically be caused by an impacted wisdom tooth. Having your wisdom teeth extracted by an […]

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On June 8th, 2012, posted in: toothache by

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Common Causes and Symptoms of Toothache

An aching tooth can make you miserable and disrupt your daily routine. You may get temporary toothache relief from aspirin or ibuprofen only to have the discomfort rear its ugly head again just a few hours later.  The severity of pain that can come from a toothache can be evidenced by patients making frequent statements […]

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On January 4th, 2012, posted in: toothache by

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