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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Question is ?: Sick as in physically ill with fever, nausea, etc ? Depends on the person, as pain can induce many bodily reactions and responses. If the pain is fro ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Perelman
28 years experience in Dentistry
Diagnosis: In order to treat your pain definitively you need to see the dentist to make an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis they may recommend wha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
OTC and DDS!: Take some otc pain medication such as advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you would normally take for a headache and see your dentist asap to find ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
See dentist: The best thing to take is a visit to your dentist to have the tooth evaluated to determine what is causing the pain, and most important of all, treatm ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Mahallati
Specializes in Dentistry
OTC med/see dentist: While otc meds may get you by, toothache usually means that there is something wrong with your teeth/gums. Only your dentist can take care of the pro ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
34 years experience in Prosthodontics
Root canal: Oftentimes this is the result of an infection in the tooth. Sleep on 2-3 pillows to raise your head until you have a chance to visit a root canal doc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Rosen
Specializes in Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist as soon as possible, if the pain is really severe you should go to an emergency room. In the meantime, take an otc pain medication such ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Call a dentist: Until you get in to see your dentist, take OTC pain meds. Other than that, there's not much more you can do.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Dental Care: Only dental treatment can relieve extreme tooth pain. The tooth may be infected, may need root canal therapy, or might need extraction. These are all ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in 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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