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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ache localized in or around a tooth.

Usage examples (6)
  • Hence odontalgia is found to belong to the order of decreased irritation.
  • Some other diseases are erroneously called rheumatic, as hemicrania, and odontalgia.
  • Atypical odontalgia is pain in seemingly normal teeth and is diagnosed only after invasive treatments, such as further tooth extraction, have failed to alleviate pain.
  • There is no one effective treatment option for atypical odontalgia sufferers, but studies have shown that neuropathic pain medications appear to be effective for most... for more
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