Category: Toothache

Get Back to Normal With a Tooth-colored Filling

Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to get back into a more normal routine. But that can be difficult if you’ve been experiencing dental pain. Though hardly the only cause of discomfort, cavities are by far the most common form of sensitivity and moderate to severe pain. Particularly if it’s isolated to a… Read more »

Quiz: What Causes Toothaches?

At some point in your life, you’ve probably experienced a toothache. The discomfort can range from mild to unbearable, depending the cause of your tooth pain. Understanding the factors behind a toothache can help you prevent future occurrences and protect your smile.

Lafayette Dentist Answer FAQs About Root Canal Therapy

Admit it, few things fill you with terror like the words “root canal”. Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Rumors and inaccurate information have harmed the reputation of this safe and comfortable procedure. Root canal therapy actually helps protect and preserve your smile against infection. In today’s blog, your Lafayette dentist, Dr. Michael Young, answers your questions… Read more »

Why Does Your Tooth Hurt?

Unlike a headache, a toothache does not typically resolve itself, and although there are numerous reasons for your tooth to hurt, none of these causes are benign. Even if you were able to ignore the often-debilitating pain of a toothache, the underlying cause of it may lead to the loss of your tooth or more… Read more »