Pain has a purpose: it tells us when something’s wrong with our bodies. Sometimes it’s obvious, like a cut or bruise. Sometimes, though, it takes a bit of sleuthing to find out what’s wrong. That can be the case with a toothache. One possible cause is perhaps the most obvious: something’s wrong with the tooth.
If your child has a toothache, there’s good news — and not so good news. The good news is the pain rarely indicates an emergency. On the downside, though, it may definitely be something that needs our attention. Here, then, are 4 things you should do as a parent when your child tells you their