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See your doctor: Tooth pain usually caused by infection that is mainly dental cares or infection around the tooth that can affect the gingiva or the bones, causing eit ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are just that, not pain killers. How do you know if you have an infection? Because you have pain? Not always the case. Antibiotics will no ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are used to control spread of infection, not cure pain (they are not pain killers). As inflammation decreases pain may partially or fully ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Briefly: Your toothache is from bacteria either eroding into the central tooth core by ordinary decay, or into the root. You can put an ice cube next to the t ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
See dentist: Needs treated for it to go away for goid.
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Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Some Ideas...: Use something like tylenol (acetaminophen). Any anti-inflammatory medication can help. Aleve, motrin, advil and even a holistic alternative arnica. I ... Read More
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Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
See a dentist: You may have an infection or need a root canal. Go see a dentist to treat the cause of the pain. In the meantime, avoid hot or icy liquids. You could ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Determine cause: Is the nerve dead? Do you have a deep cavity? Is the tooth cracked? You should see a dentist ASAP for evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DDS: Only solution is to see your DDS. Abnormal. Needs treatment.
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Dr. Charles Emrich
41 years experience Dentistry
Yes but...: Normally antibiotics only have an effect after 48 hours...Remember pain is subjective meaning it can come and go..Cause and effect don't associate the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Re-eval expectations: You really can't expect pain medication to stop moderate or severe dental pain. You need to call a dentist or endodontist to determine the source and ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Best to see: A dentist to have the problem evaluated, diagnosed and treated. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience Endodontics
Till U get 2 dentist: If you don't have swelling and are otherwise in generally good health, you can take 600 mg (3x200mg) Ibuprofen (motrin/advil) and 2x500mg of tylenol, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
OTC Pain meds: That's about all you can do at home. Dent temp from your pharmacy may help, too. Get to a dentist asap.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Examination: No matter what your husband's dental problem is, he will need to see a local dentist to be diagnosed. There is absolutely no way to figure out what hi ... Read More

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