10 Most Common Tooth Related/Dental Problems and Solutions

1. Stained teeth:- Certain food, tobacco smoking, medicines or trauma to teeth cause staining or deposition of debris of their surface or discoloration of teeth. Failing to maintain a proper oral hygiene also adds to the problem.

Stained teeth problem the tooth doctors

Solution:- The tooth can be left as it is if it’s symptomless, but if it creates pain and swelling, surgical removal of the impacted tooth is important.

2. Toothache:- Dental caries or tooth decay, pus, infection or enamel damage due to trauma causes pain and sensitivity.(To know more about toothache, read our blog … link here)

Toothache tooth problem

Solutions:- Twice brushing of teeth everyday and regular cleaning and polishing of teeth at a dental clinic in every 3 months to clean the deposits is crucial. Sometimes bleaching is also done to make teeth whiter.

3. Cavities/Caries:- The little black spots or holes that appear on the tooth surface are actually cavities or caries which further progress and cause tooth decay. They are formed when sticky food particles adhere to the tooth surface making home for bacteria that release acid to form cavities.

Cavities/Caries tooth problem

Solution: Over the counter painkiller medications can be given for symptomatic relief and proper diagnosis & treatment by a dentist is needed to cure the problem. No OTC medication can completely cure a dental related problem without getting it actually treated by a doctor.