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Pain in lower teeth

Hi, From last one week I had pain in my lower teeth. Not sure what to do. Also not sure what is the cause. Suggestion ?
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toothache happens because of tooth decay and / or long term food lodgement between two teeth. whenever such conditions occur you should definitely visit your dentist so that he/she can properly analysis the situation, take some X-ray and diagnose accordingly. after the diagnosis, you have to follow dentists suggestions and get the line of treatment advised.
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Tooth ache is mainly because of cavities in teeth. Consult a dentist,get a radiograph done & treat accordingly. Conservative treatment is the choice of treatment.
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Dr. Avnish Patel Ahmedabad | Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist
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Yes pain is due to cavity or loss of some structure of enamel. Wheather you feel continuous pain or pain at some interval, you will definitely need dental check up. If any treatment will need than you will be explained by dentist.
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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Tooth decay is the primary cause of toothaches for most children and adults. Bacteria that live in your mouth thrive on the sugars and starches in the food you eat. These bacteria form a sticky plaque that clings to the surface of your teeth. Acids produced by the bacteria in plaque can eat through the hard, white coating on the outside of your teeth (enamel), creating a cavity. The first sign of decay may be a sensation of pain when you eat something sweet, very cold or very hot. Other causes of toothache can include: An accumulation of food and debris between your teeth, especially if teeth have spacing between them Infection at the root of the tooth or in the gums Trauma to the tooth, including injury or grinding your teeth Sudden fracture of the tooth or tooth root A split in the tooth that occurs over time Tooth eruption through the gums (teething) Sinus infection that can be felt as pain in the teeth A toothache often requires some sort of treatment by your dentist.
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