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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Jaw, Gum, or Tooth Pain

Great. Now we can proceed with helping you consider what might be causing your tooth or jaw pain.

If you have just one tooth that hurts, it's probably a local problem, such as a cavity, gum irritation, or an abscess. If your pain is harder to pinpoint, then there are other possibilities we need to think about.

Is the pain localized to only one tooth?

Yes, only one tooth hurts.

No, it's not just one tooth.

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