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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Toothache: Go see your dentist.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience in Dentistry
Mulitple things: Decay, trauma, infection, are the most common. Sometimes recession and exposure of the root surface of the tooth will cause some pain as well. It de ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Toothache: You treat the cause of the toothache. Most common cause is infection, which means seeing a Dentist for removal of the infected tooth material (root c ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
What can't you do ?: What you can't do is leave it alone... It will only get worse over time. In the end you will still need to see a dentist, so the sooner you call the s ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience in Dentistry
Not exactly: A toothache is essentially just a description for tooth related pain. What you may be referring to are the rare stories where a tooth infection causes ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Jouhari
23 years experience in Dentistry
Treatment: Toothache can be result of different reasons, you need to see a dentist to find out what causing the pain. Generally in medicine prevention is the ke ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Dentist- asap: use OTC Advil or Aleve if not allergic to these products. You need dental x-rays and evaluation
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
43 years experience in Dentistry
See your dentist: You may get some relief from taking Ibuprofen or prescribed medication however you need to find out the source of the pain. It could be a cavity, an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience in Dentistry
A few things: A few things can cause sever toothaches. Most of the time it is a deep cavity. It could also be a dying nerve, a dead nerve, an infection (of the to ... Read More
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