This four-page handout educates people about toothache, which is the most common symptom of a tooth problem. It explains that a toothache is pain caused by tooth decay or cavities, infection, earache, sinus infection, or jaw injury. It lists signs of toothache, recommends ways to prevent it, and discusses treatment and care, including when to make an appointment with a dentist. The document identifies those symptoms for which 911 should be called immediately.
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