Pain is often a warning of a health issue that needs attention or treatment. Patients often ask us, “What can cause a toothache?” There are multiple things that can cause oral pain. In most cases, your dental or medical professional can relieve you from this pain with the correct treatment.
Keep in mind that jaw and mouth pain have a diverse range of causes ranging from untreated dental problems to very serious life-threatening conditions like heart attacks. This article is not intended to replace medical and dental care, it is to inform our patients of the range of possibilities and to explain why it is crucial that anyone experiencing pain seek professional care.