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Definition of Dental pain (toothache)

Dental pain (toothache): The most common cause of a toothache is a dental cavity. The second most common is gum disease. Toothache can be caused by a problem that does not originate from a tooth or the jaw.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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