How to Treat an Abscessed Tooth

If you think you may be suffering from an abscessed tooth, you’ll want to seek treatment as soon as possible. However, we know that due to various circumstances, it may not be possible to get immediate treatment. In the meantime, Gentle Touch Dental is happy to answer any questions you may have about your conditions. Here are some frequently asked... read more »

Toothaches: Causes and Care

Toothaches aren’t just for kids--they can appear at any point in a person’s life. Inside your tooth’s root is a substance called pulp, which contains your nerve endings. A toothache is typically caused by damage to these nerve endings. A toothache can be a sign that you have a cavity, abscess, or other dental emergency. They can range from mildly... read more »

Severe Toothache Pain Requires Timely Dental Care

Toothaches can be the result of a failing filling, untreated cavity, or a dental trauma. This often causes increased sensitivity, increasing discomfort, pain, pressure, or swelling in the underlying gums. In a situation like this, you should not delay in seeking treatment with Dr. Dexter Inniss. After a thorough examination and X-rays he can assess the severity of the problem... read more »

Toothaches Should Be Taken Seriously

A toothache can occur from several different sources. While you might be tempted to tough it out in hopes that the pain subsides, it is likely not wise as there could very likely be a more significant underlying problem afoot. This is a particularly dangerous strategy if you also feel discomfort or pressure in the gums. Most cases of toothaches,... read more »