A 33-year-old female asked:
Husbands tooth filling came out, tooth is now extremely loose! should he pull it out? what can i do to ease pain for him before we can get to dentist!?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Bradleyanswered
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
See a dentist: I would not pull the tooth unless it just falls out. You can use anbesol or oragel to numb the area until you see the dentist.
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Dr. John Van der Werffanswered
Dentistry 41 years experience
Maybe: Pain meds can help decrease the pain. I have had a few patients pull their own teeth with no problems but usually they are very loose...
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Steve Tassoneanswered
Cosmetic Dentistry 35 years experience
Dentist: See your dentist asap. Try 1 Ibuprofen 200mg and 1 Acetaminophen 500mg mixed together every 4-6 hrs as long as no allergies or past adverse rxns. With either.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2015
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