There are many types of dental pain that patients may experience. When you attend our practice with pain a dentist will typically ask you questions like this
Your answers to these questions, along with examination of your mouth and the taking of x-rays (if needed) will help your dentist achieve a diagnosis and then establish an appropriate plan for your treatment. This may involve the placement or replacement of a filling, placing varnish on exposed root surfaces or build up of warn teeth. More advanced problems that can’t be reversed would then likely require root canal treatment or extraction.