Archive for the Tooth Pain Category

Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 4

In Part 4 of our series on teeth fractures we will discuss two cases of fractures in back teeth (molars) where there were no restorations (fillings), but the fractures were significant enough for the teeth to be lost. It’s actually much more common to see fractures in […]

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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 3

In Part 3 of our discussion on tooth fractures we will discuss fractures that occur in a back tooth (a molar) secondary to having large restorations (fillings) in the tooth. This photograph shows a lower molar that has a very large silver filling which has been in […]

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TMJ pain, implants, and dental occlusion, Oh My!

while humming Dr. Mastrovich is an expert at seeing the dental restorative ‘big picture’ and envisioning the patient’s end goal. He quarterbacks the patients through the process of initial diagnosis and final resolution. Patients can present with one problem, like TMJ pain, and ultimate long term resolution […]

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Possible Causes for Tooth Pain

Toothaches, or tooth pain is a much more common occurrence than any of us would like to experience. The term toothache generally refers to any pain you feel around your teeth or jaws that comes from a dental condition such as cavities, cracked teeth, an exposed root, […]

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