Dental professionals often state a correlation between the number of visits they receive and the time of the year. When it is increasingly cold and the weather is changing, people have a tendency to get sick and have colds. Those who have a cold may notice that they’re experiencing tooth sensitivity or pain and visit their dentist in distress that it may be a serious problem. Tooth discomfort caused by sickness and colds is usually temporary but can be startling if unfamiliar with what it is and how it is caused.
The most common side effect of a cold on teeth is pain in the upper teeth and gums. When one is sick, their sinuses tend to become inflamed and expand. The sinuses are located above the teeth on either side of the nose, and when they ...Continue Reading →