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Potential Causes of Dental Pain

Dental pain refers to pain felt in the mouth area (e.g., gums, teeth, jaw). It usually indicates an oral health problem, such as gum disease, tooth decay or TMJ disorder, although the pain can also be caused by conditions that are not dental in nature, such as sinus or ear infections or heart problems. In most cases, dental pain is due to tooth decay. When a cavity gets larger, it begins to irritate the pulp, […]