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how do you treat a toothache at home

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Let us see: Ido advice to there medical care to there hands, but some time you to do something to help, tooth ache most likely from infection or mechanical proble ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
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Tooth ache treatment: Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen might reduce the pain somewhat but the definitive treatment should be to see a dentist and treat the underlying cause. Over ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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Pain meds and ATB: For immediate treatment use an appropriate pain medication and an antibiotic especially if there is any swelling at the jaw, and then make an appointm ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Gordon
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Try: Non steroidal anti inflammatory meds (if you can tolerate them) ie. Aspirin, aleve, (naproxen) advil. Sometimes oil of clove placed on a deeply decay ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
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Drainage: Pain usually occurs when the infected area (a tooth or gum area) could not drain. The best way to stop or preventing pain is to establish a drainage ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Alliger
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Not a great answer: I'll be honest and say that any relief you get will be temporary. You need to get to the dentists asap. Anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen will help ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Toothaches: Most toothaches are caused by either deep cavities, fractures in the tooth, or trauma caused from bruxing (grinding or clenching). Another cause ma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
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Yes: An extremely painful toothache could be from many reasons but one could be bacterial infection which the best treatment would be going to the doctors ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Mathew
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Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a de ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Frymark
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A telephone: A toothache is a serious problem, often a warning that should be heeded. Call a dentist--this is the reason we entered our profession--to help peopl ... Read More

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