Tooth Pain Relief

When pain involves your teeth or jaw, it can significantly impact your daily life, causing discomfort and inconvenience. Our dedicated team is committed to providing effective relief for these common dental issues, employing a range of treatments tailored to address the root causes of pain and restore your oral health.

What Causes Dental Pain

Tooth pain and jaw pain can arise from various conditions, often signaling underlying dental issues that require professional attention. Understanding the reasons behind these pains is the first step towards effective treatment.

Reasons for Tooth Pain:

  • Cavities: Decay can lead to deep cavities that affect the tooth’s nerve, causing intense pain.
  • Gum Disease: Infections and inflammation in the gums can result in pain that radiates to the teeth.
  • Cracked Tooth: A crack or fracture in a tooth can expose the nerve, leading to sharp pain, especially when chewing.
  • Abscess: An infection at the root of a tooth or between the gum and a tooth can cause severe and persistent pain.
  • Sensitivity: Exposed tooth roots or worn enamel can lead to sensitivity and pain when consuming hot, cold, or sweet foods and drinks.

Reasons for Jaw Pain:

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ/TMD): Disorders affecting the jaw joint and chewing muscles can cause pain and discomfort in the jaw, ear, and neck.
  • Bruxism: Grinding or clenching teeth, especially during sleep, can lead to jaw pain and muscle fatigue.
  • Infections: Infections in the teeth or gums can spread to the jaw, causing pain and swelling.
  • Injuries: Trauma to the face or jaw can result in pain and difficulties in moving the jaw.
Woman Suffering From Tooth Pain
A woman with tooth and jaw pain explaining the issue to a dentist.

Comprehensive Treatment Options for Relief

Depending on the location, severity and cause of your dental pain, our dentists can offer effective treatment options for lasting relief.

Toothache Treatment:

  • Restorative Dentistry: Fillings, crowns, and root canal treatments can address the cause of tooth pain by repairing or removing damaged tissue and restoring the tooth’s integrity.
  • Medication: Antibiotics and pain relievers can be prescribed to manage infection and alleviate pain.
  • Desensitization Treatments: For sensitivity-related pain, special toothpastes or treatments can be applied to reduce discomfort.

Jaw Pain Treatment:

  • TMJ/TMD Therapy: Customized mouthguards, physical therapy, and in certain cases, Botox injections, can relieve stress on the jaw joint and reduce pain.
  • Bruxism Solutions: Nightguards can protect against teeth grinding and clenching, alleviating jaw pain and preventing further tooth damage.
  • Surgical Interventions: In severe cases, surgical procedures may be necessary to correct structural issues within the jaw or to remove infected tissue.

At Active Dental in Frisco, our goal is to provide a comprehensive approach to tooth pain relief and jaw pain treatment, ensuring that each patient receives the personalized care they need to achieve optimal oral health. Our experienced team uses the latest dental technologies and techniques to diagnose and treat the underlying causes of pain, offering effective solutions that address both immediate discomfort and long-term health.

Schedule Your Same Day Appointment for Tooth Pain Relief!

Don’t let tooth pain or jaw pain diminish your quality of life. Contact Active Dental in Frisco, TX, to schedule an appointment. Our friendly and professional staff is here to provide the relief you need with compassionate care and state-of-the-art treatment options. Let us help you return to a life of comfort and oral health.

The Proof is in Our Patients

46 5-star reviews in Frisco, TX and counting…
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Amazing office and even better staff! The dentist isn’t always the most fun place to go but this location does an amazing job in making sure you are comfortable from the second you walk in until you leave. They walk you through everything going on in your mouth and proper treatment needed going forward. You never feel in the dark or like they’re trying to oversell!! Happy I have found a dentist and will be recommending to family and friends!
JC Punkrocker
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I had a great first experience at the new Frisco office. Everyone was warm and friendly. I had a new patient coupon. They were straight forward and got everything done within an hour. Plenty of parking and the office was new and clean. Cannot wait to return. They did not try to sell any unnecessary services.
Clarissa R.
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This office is amazing! They are very kind and made me feel very welcomed and at ease! The doctors and assistant to the front made the process so much more enjoyable and I will be recommending this office to everyone!!
Tanya R.
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Today we took our 8 yr Autistic son to Active dental today and we had an amazing experience. They made our son Noah very comfortable and explained every step of the way what they were doing and made it fun for him. The hole teams customer service was amazing and treated our son so well and took the time and effort to have patience with our son. The team did a great job making him feel comfortable. I would highly recommend Active Dental in Frisco, Thank you.
C Hamilton
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From the moment you walk in to sitting in "the chair" you feel very comfortable and welcomed. The customer service is top notch and a priority. You are always asked if they can make you more comfortable and if you are doing well. The cleaning was quick, easy, and painless (as it should be). Dr. Samir Prajapati and his team are professional and courteous. They were very thorough on what they were doing, what to expect next, and what the future holds for you and your oral health. The dentist office should be a place of peace and tranquility and that's what it was for me on their opening day.
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