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Just like when you’re sick with something that feels like a cold, but might be something worse, we tend to wait to see a dentist. Knowing when to take a toothache to the dentist isn’t something that’s common knowledge.

However, the truth is that, just like with other medical problems, you likely need to see a dentist immediately when you’ve identified a tooth that’s a problem. Regardless of its severity, you’ll be better off in the long run if you just go ahead and get your toothache taken care of.

When is it serious?
A common question that a dentist will field is when to know if a problem tooth is actually a problem. Warning signs are different from person to person, but a commonality is that if you feel pain, you have a problem. If Dr. Jeffrey Falduto doesn’t notice it during your usual check up, then it means it’s likely a quick-onset issue. Those are the things that make a real mess of your mouth.

What do I do?
If you have a toothache that won’t go away, don’t get too worried. Chances are it’s a small cavity or something else minor. However, you’ll want to call the team here at Jeffrey Falduto in Lincoln Park, New Jersey, as soon as possible. Quick treatment means a more comfortable treatment process – and less risk for complications.

We don’t want to see you battle with oral health problems, especially when they’re easily prevented. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, call us today at 973.696.4200.