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To gain a better understanding of what a toothache is and what you can do to prevent them, it is important to speak with your dentist. Several treatment plans and oral hygiene routines can be implemented to lower your risks with the oral ailments often responsible for toothaches. To test your knowledge on toothaches, take the following quiz:

Question 1: What is a toothache?
A: a form of dental cleaning utensil
B: an abscessed tooth that has become infected
C: a common disorder linked to missing teeth
D: a negative emotion accompanied by poor oral health

Question 2: Which of the following are causes of toothaches?
A: oral accidents and injuries
B: TMJ disorders
C: wisdom tooth eruptions
D: all of the above

Question 3: Which of the following is not a common symptom of toothaches?
A: liver or kidney problems
B: unexplained rashes, fevers and chills
C: pain accompanied by inflammation and discharge
D: pain even after using over the counter pain relievers

Question 4: Which of the following are treatments for toothaches?
A: a water flossing treatment
B: dental veneers
C: teeth whiteners
D: professional restorations administered by your dentist

Answer Key:
B, D, A, D

It’s never too late for helping eliminate your toothache pain with the help of Mendez Family Dental. Call 620-231-6070 to schedule a meeting with Dr. Albert Mendez and our team at our dental office in Pittsburg, Kansas, for treatments for your toothaches.