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toothache in front tooth

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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Differential Dx: A clinician makes a list of possible diagnoses when trying to figure out what is going on. You have made a list of two and either or both is possible ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
11 years experience Dentistry
Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen): Its important to identify the actual cause of the pain. Generally, Ibuprofen is an excellent over the counter pain killer for tooth pain, usually bett ... Read More
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Dr. Sami Latif
37 years experience Dentistry
Tooth. Ache: See you dentist why waite, the longer you waite the worse the pain and caries get worse, nothing i dislike when dentists tell their patients lets wait ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: Very broad question. See a dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Until you can see a dentist, try taking an otc analgesic like advil, tyleno ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Front tooth: If the nerve is infected, your only alternatives are a root canal or an extraction. Laser treatment is done in conjunction with root canal treatment.
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Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Root canal is better: Than pulp capping. Pulp capping will only work if there is a pin point exposure of the nerve and it is still healthy. Tooth ache means the nerve is ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
No: Your fear and bias against root canals is unfounded! anything other than a root canal in this situation is witchcraft! see an endontist asap.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gamber
13 years experience Dentistry
Could be: Swelling and metallic taste are indicative of infection. 2 things you can do to see if it's abscessed. Tap on the tooth, if it hurts more than tappin ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: Sinus infections or inflammation do not generally cause pain on lower teeth. Gum recession does not cause spontaneous pain, but instead may cause pai ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sensitive Tooth: If a tooth lost tissue and bone, it can expose the junction of the crown and root which is no longer protected by the enamel. See a dentist to make it ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
A few thoughts...: Intermittent pain can be caused by a carious lesion or gum recession (exposed root). If your teeth shifted and you're hitting that tooth with increase ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
No: This tooth needs to be evaluated by a dentist. Just because there is no pain does not mean that you don't need treatment.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Impacted wisdom toot: An impacted lower wisdom tooth can effect the nerve and cause pain radiating down your jaw to the front teeth. Get this checked out by an oral surge ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: So hard to determine what you need or what can be done, sight uneen.

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