5 Common Causes of Toothaches


Maybe you’ve been there before. You wake up one morning with pain radiating from your tooth. You felt just fine the night before. What happened? Sometimes toothaches appear suddenly without explanation. Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care explores 5 common causes of toothaches and explains how we can treat these symptoms at our Lone Tree, CO dental practice. #1: Tooth Decay When the tooth enamel is compromised, you are at a higher risk for tooth decay. When plaque deposits are not regularly removed, they feed on starches and sugars in the oral cavity. As a result, acid is produced, which [...]