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Toothaches are caused by an inflammation of the pulp inside the tooth. The pulp is part of the inside of the tooth that has tissue and nerves. A toothache is usually the result of either a dental injury or dental caries (cavity). Dental caries are often a result of poor dental hygiene.
Toothaches and cavities
Most toothaches are a result of a cavity. Sugar and starch in foods are the substances that cause damage to teeth; this is why it's advisable to limit your child's sugar intake.
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