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Can You Drink After Having A Tooth Excraction
My husband has a tooth that has a whole in it. He has no insurance and it is causing him pain. What can he eat and drink?
See dentist: If he has a hole in his tooth causing pain, it will not go away on its own. He needs to see a dentist asap. In the meantime eat and drink things at room temperature and avoid sweets. There are no foods or drinks that will take away the pain. If he can Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) it can help until he gets into the dentist. ...Read more
Evaluation: Impossible to know cause and whether or not you need dental treatment over the internet. See a dentist to see what's going on and what treatment you need, if any. ...Read more
Recently, my front tooth hurts when drinking anything cold what could it be? And how could I treat it?
Phone Call: You will need to call a local dentist for an appointment to have the tooth examined. If it is sensitive to cold there may be a number of things amiss... but it is impossible to tell exactly what the problem is, sight unseen, over the internet. ...Read more
Have a tooth in the front on bottom hurts in the am when I get up. And wen I drink coffee what is wrong. Can't see that it has a hole in it?
Baby has been working on a tooth for a month now, the past two days she is barely drinking anything. What can I do? Worried about dehydration.
Not with pain meds: Usually only because of its unwanted effect if taking rx for pain pills. ...Read more
Cavity?: There are many reasons for your tooth ache. Hot and cold sensitivity in your teeth, when you drink hot or cold liquids or breathe in cold air, can be caused by a cavity, root exposure sensitivity, a nerve in your tooth dying, or just a temporary hypersensitvity. If it is consistent or has lasted over a week, call your dentist. They will be able to find the source and correct it. ...Read more
Tooth aches why?: 30 M: Why does my tooth really hurt when I eat sugar or drink something really cold? ANS: Most likely you have a cavity that is eating its way into the nerve at the root of your tooth and will kill it. See a dentist please. Your are too young to have dentures. Even in Canada -Hey! ...Read more
Cavity?: More than likely you have a cavity. It could be sensitive due to grinding your teeth too much but don't get too optomistic. More than likely it is a cavity and if it is hot sensitive the bacteria are probably into the nerve or within a milameter. Get to your dentist today or your endodontist next week. ...Read more
Post op extraction: First, it's always best to ask and listen to the doctor who actually treated you. Having said that, drinking soda at this time should not affect healing. However, there are healthier alternatives to soda, and smoking can still delay healing and pose other serious health risks, extraction or not. If you smoke try to stop and at least get soft tissue examinations at your dentist every six months. ...Read more
Is it normal for my tooth to still be hurting 2 weeks after a big filling? I can't even chew food on that side or drinking cold fluids
No: See the Dentist. 2 common causes for this. Most common is that the bite is not correct and you keep hitting on this -- get it adjusted now that you are not numb. Next would be that the tooth (nerve) is not able to recover from the accumulated trauma to this tooth (perhaps a very deep cavity) and cannot heal. You would need to have a root canal done, then a build-up and likely a crown. See Dentist. ...Read more
My tooth hurts whenever I do exercise like jumo up and down. It never hurts when I eat or drink cold stuff. Can you please tell me what it is?
Jaw clenching: People subconsciously grit their teeth, clench their jaw and even snap the jaw open and close as they run. This will all cause dental pain especially if there is some infection brewing already. You want to see a dentist to check that out. If there is infection, you get treated and if none found, the dentist can make suggestions as to what can relieve this ...Read more
Hi I have toothache for a few days but X-ray didn't show anything. It's now become painful when I touch the tooth and hurts when I drink hot and cold.
There are various tests to evaluate the health of a nerve in a tooth. A scan of tooth, a pulp tester might be helpful. May be possible hair line fracture of tooth. Do you notice more intense pain on opening versus closing?
A perfect time to see an endodontist-- specialist in root canal therapy. This specialist utilizes a microscope to diagnose pulpal health. ...Read more