There’s nothing worse than trying to enjoy a family meal and having tooth pain make an appearance. Now you’re left struggling to decide between eating those homemade cupcakes or going to see your dentist. We recommend the second option. As soon as you notice something wrong with your teeth, you should never wait. Pain is often associated with an infected tooth and if there is an infection present, it can spread to other areas of your body leaving you having to worry about more than just your dental health.
Tooth pain isn’t the only sign of a tooth infection. Here are other things you should know about tooth infections and what to do in an emergency situation.