How dental pain affects the whole of the body has been studied for centuries. Dentists and physicians have learned that the nerves and cells in our mouths (and closest to our brains) can be extremely dangerous if the pain is neglected. Infection or inflammation of any kind in our oral health will be felt throughout other parts of the body. We no longer want to flash our smile or give off positive energy if our mouths hurt. Some common occurrences in dental health that can plague us are:
-Missing teeth causing gaps in your smile
-Bleeding or sore gums
While each one of the above can lead to other serious consequences within the body, it’s imperative to identify the problem and nip it in the bud. No amount of ice packs can alleviate the underlying problem that exists in a person’s mouth. We have to pay a visit to the dentist and take care of the pain and discomfort.
The Next Step
Dr. Ian Smith and his supporting staff in Kingston. PA will provide a thorough examination to detect and identify what’s contributing to your mouth pain. Most often, it’s a tooth that has decayed and is in need of a treatment. It could be an infection from a decades-old crown that needs replacing, or it could be that the gap in your smile is sensitive to food temperatures and is in need of a dental implant placement. With his experience and training, Dr. Smith is considered the top cosmetic dentist in Kingston, PA. If your oral health is in jeopardy, he’ll help take your wellness and health to the next level under his care. Contact our office and see why he’s the best dentist for improving smiles.