Our Toothache Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Toothache

Definition of Toothache

Toothache: Pain in the tooth or gum. The most common cause of a toothache is a cavity or an injury to a tooth that exposes the pulp, which is heavily supplied by nerves.


Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

Search MedTerms:



Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.