Toothache can be due to tooth decay, tooth fracture, tooth injury, tooth abscess, infected gums, and grinding teeth. Infection of the tooth pulp (pulpitis) results in severe, throbbing, and continuous pain, especially at the night. Consult a dentist to diagnose and treat the cause of toothache.

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What causes the pain in root canal molar while taking warm foods?

Query: Hello doctor, I got a root canal and crown several years ago in two molars, one on each side of my jaw. The crowns are metal with light porcelain on the outside. The teeth have felt fine ever since, until a few days ago. Now I feel pain in the right molar tooth whenever some warm food touches it. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and it is pretty much clear that the right molar with history of RCT (root canal treatment) is causing the pain. Now the causes of pain may be a re-infection or incomplete RCT, but there can be other causes as well. As you mentioned you have br...  Read Full »

What does my X-ray for tooth pain and sensitivity indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, Please check my X-ray and guide me. I have minor pain and sensitivity in tooth.  Read Full »

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. In the X-ray, I want to know if you are referring to the last tooth. In the X-ray, there are the following findings: 1. The second molar seems to have developed secondary caries which seem to approac...  Read Full »

Why am I having sores in the mouth with tooth pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about sores in the mouth with a tooth pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. The multiple sores you referred to surrounding your back tooth are the sinuses from the periapical infection (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This occurs when there is infected pulp t...  Read Full »

Why is there severe pain after wisdom teeth removal?

Query: Hello doctor, I had just gotten all four of my wisdom teeth taken out a few days back and I have bad toothaches on my left lower jaw. I have done everything. I am supposed to get the right side done too. I have been rinsing my mouth out and have not been aggressive with it or spitting it out. I hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Post-extraction pain for the injury site is normal for a couple of days. The pain if persists after 3 to 4 days can be due to many reasons including some infections also. It may be due to the large unhealed wound because the third molar generally requires a surgical ...  Read Full »

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