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What could cause dental pain even though the tooth is in perfect condition accordding to two of my dentists?

What could cause dental pain even though the tooth is in perfect condition accordding to two of my dentists?

If upper molars: (even within normal limit condition) are the teeth you are complaining about, can present discomfort similar to a toothache if there's pressure coming from maxillary sinus inflammation/ infection. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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How can I get help for chronic dental pain?

How can I get help for chronic dental pain?

See a dentist: Any dentist would be more than willing to help you with your chronic dental pain. The dentist will take xrays and perform a thorough exam to determine the source of your dental pain. Then he or she will formulate a treatment plan to resolve your problems. Please go see a dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can cartia xt (diltiazem) help treat dental pain?

Can cartia xt (diltiazem) help treat dental pain?

No: Cartia is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure and angina pectoris (chest pain). It has no effect on dental pain that I am aware of. If you are experiencing dental pain, your best option is to see a dentist for exam, diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read more

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Please help with dental pain control. I have vital irreversible pulpitis. An interappointment flare-up was treated w/ amoxicillin/Medrol/Violin. After the initial treatment, a local anesthesia with 2x 7.5-200 vicoprofen couldn't block pain. Any suggestion

Please help with dental pain control. I have vital irreversible pulpitis. An interappointment flare-up was treated w/ amoxicillin/Medrol/Violin. After the initial treatment, a local anesthesia with 2x 7.5-200 vicoprofen couldn't block pain. Any suggestion

Sorry to hear: If your question is how to manage pain must bring down inflammation and infection via Ibuprofen and antibiotics which you have been on. Make sure you take the Ibuprofen 600 or 800 mg every 4 to 6 hrs for 1st 24 hours until the inflammation is down so pain is less. If everything went well with root canal then have to wait, if u get swelling need to change the antibiotics. Report clearly to your den. ...Read more

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What treatment does the "dental emergency pain-relief procedure" involve?

What treatment does the "dental emergency pain-relief procedure" involve?

Varies: It depends upon the reason you are in pain. If your tooth is abcessed, the dentist may prescribe antibioics and have you return for an extraction or root canal. If the tooth is fractured, the dentist may place a temporary filling or do a pulpotomy (remove nerve) and have you return for permanent filling or root canal procedure. They will want to take an x-ray of the tooth to determine treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best drug of choices for dental pain? And antibiotics for dental pain

What is the best drug of choices for dental pain? And antibiotics for dental pain

Depends: In cases where the pulp is inflamed, that is where teeth are sensitive to hot and/ or cold, anti inflammatories like alleve or advil (ibuprofen) work best. When a pulp is necrotic (dead and infected) then an antibiotic in addition will help, along with pain meds. Either way, don't self treat. See your dentist asap. ...Read more

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What should I do about dental pain that is triggering epilepsy?

What should I do about dental pain that is triggering epilepsy?

See your dentist: The simple solution is to address the dental pain, if it indeed is triggering epilepsy. Don't delay in doing so. One less day of having to suffer through an episode of epilepsy is well worth you taking prompt action and see a dentist asap. Keep smiling. ...Read more

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What is one way to eliminate dental pain?

What is one way to eliminate dental pain?

Prevention: The best way is to see a dentist and have the problem treated. Meds are a temp option, eliminating the problem is the only long term solution. The evn better long term solution is preventative care that will help prevent the problem in the first place. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Tips on how to deal with dental pain?

Tips on how to deal with dental pain?

A Dental Appointment: Obviously if you are in pain, it will be high on your priority list to get it gone and move on. One of the wisest decisions you can make (if you haven't already), is to regularly visit your provider to prevent surprises like you are currently experiencing. There is really no good time for an emergency, and the majority of them are avoidable :-). ...Read more

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What is one way to eliminate dental pain?

Prevention: The best way is to see a dentist and have the problem treated. Meds are a temp option, eliminating the problem is the only long term solution. The evn better long term solution is preventative care that will help prevent the problem in the first place. See your dentist. ...Read more

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How can I get help for chronic dental pain?

See a dentist: Any dentist would be more than willing to help you with your chronic dental pain. The dentist will take xrays and perform a thorough exam to determine the source of your dental pain. Then he or she will formulate a treatment plan to resolve your problems. Please go see a dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve dental pain?

What do you suggest to relieve dental pain?

Dental Treatment: is the only option for your dental care. Take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC and see your dentist ASAP for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to ease dental pain?

What are the best ways to ease dental pain?

Ice, heat, medicine: If pain occurs after a dental appointment, contact the dentist. Try over the counter head ache relief medications. Place ice and/or heat on the face to see if that relieves pain. If you have not seen a dentist, buy an over the counter toothache relief kit which has eugenol liquid in it to rub on gums. If you can't visit dentist, request antibiotics from your family doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to take for dental pain?

What is the best thing to take for dental pain?

Be Free...: Once you're clear of what ails you, make one of the wisest decisions you can (if you haven't already): regularly visit your dental provider and prevent surprises like you are currently experiencing. There is really no good time for an emergency, and the majority of them are avoidable :-). ...Read more

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Chronic dental pain which medicine should I take?

Pain: Where is the pain?-is it keeping you awake at night? Does it occur when you chew or bite hard things?- start with Ibuprofen 400mg to see if it helps -you should see a dentist asap. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dental pain?

What is the definition or description of: Dental pain?

Pain what is it: Teeth only provide one sensation when stimulated and thats pain. Different things can set it off including air, hot, cold or pressure but mother natures reason for it is to stop the individual from biting down and causing more damage. ...Read more

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Need medical advice for severe dental pain, please help!?

See Dentist ASAP: In the mean time - rinse with warm salt water after eating, avoid sticky and/or sweet foods, brush area gently, take Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) as per instructions on the box. The less food and/or bacteria are hanging around the better you will feel. However the problem will not go away until you have a dental professional render proper and urgently needed care. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why dental pain is not considered an emergency?

Can you please explain why dental pain is not considered an emergency?

It is: Dental pain is nature's way of informing you that something is wrong and that you should do something about it as tooth pain rarely resolves itself. Most emergency rooms do not have dental staff so resolution of your problem is diminished at a hospital. ...Read more

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What is the most effective pain medication for chronic long term dental pain?

What is the most effective pain medication for chronic long term dental pain?

Fix it: Chronic dental pain is not a good sign and should be treated. Once the root of the problem is fixed you won't have any pain. There are no good long term pain killers. Every pain killer has a side effect and harms other organs in your body long term. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more