Oral Health

Question
Posted by: lulu | 2009/01/12

Q.

painful teeth


i have extracted two teeth after having two babies. i go to the dentist twice a year for washing and have done filling on two occassions. my masn problem is that i have this costant pain it becomes worse after eating and the color of my teeth are brown despite washing them three tymes a day i have also used different tooth pastes but in vain.

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

there are a number of possible causes.
- the restored teeth may have decay under them
- the restored teeth are "high" and need to be trimmed down
- the nerve of the teeth are affected by the deep fillings

See your dentist and have x-rays taken to determine the cause and way forward

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