Category: Tooth Sensitivity

Could a Toothache Mean You Have Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease (more commonly known as gum disease) can have a wide variety of symptoms. For example, because it’s localized to certain areas of your gums, you may notice spots where the tissue has become discolored, swollen, and/or slightly separated from your teeth roots. However, despite developing in your gum tissues, the disease can also… Read more »

Are Toothaches a Symptom of Periodontal Disease?

Several things can warn you of impending periodontal disease. If your gums are red or swollen, or appear darker in some areas than normal, you might have cause to worry. The more periodontal disease progresses, the more symptoms you’ll exhibit, and in time, it may even cause your teeth to ache (even though it doesn’t… Read more »

What Is Laser Dentistry?

If you suffer from dental anxiety you may want to seek out a dentist who practices laser dentistry. The use of dental lasers can help make procedures less scary, more comfortable, safe, and fast. There are many common and rather uncommon dental procedures that lasers can be used to perform.  Dentists who practice laser dentistry… Read more »

Encinitas Periodontist Explains Why Teeth Hurt

While there are numerous reasons for your teeth to hurt, some of which are not even-dental related, the discomfort is never benign and should not be ignored. However, treating a toothache depends first on determining its cause. To help you learn why your tooth is giving you trouble, Encinitas periodontist Dr. Ann Kania explains some… Read more »