Tooth Decay symptoms
Tooth Decay

Symptoms could include:

  • Bad breath, also called halitosis or oral malodor, is when an unpleasant odor emanates from the mouth. Foods, mouth conditions such as gum disease, and diseases including cancer and diabetes, can cause halitosis.
  • Bad breath can come from the mouth, teeth, or as a result of an underlying health problem. Common causes include poor dental hygiene, smoking, and certain foods.
  • A toothache is pain in or around a tooth. Most often, toothache pain is a sign that there is something wrong with the affected tooth or surrounding gums.
  • Bleeding gums are most often a sign of gum disease, but can also point to a number of other health problems. Occasional bleeding of the gums can be the result of brushing your teeth too vigorously or wearing dentures that do not fit correctly. Fre...
  • Your gums are very important to your oral health. The gums are made up of firm, pink tissue that covers your jawbones. This tissue is thick, fibrous, and full of blood vessels. If your gums become swollen, they may protrude, or bulge out. Swelling...
  • Facial swelling doesn't just include the face but can also affect the neck or throat. If there are no injuries to the face, facial swelling can indicate a medical emergency.
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