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Can you use garlic powder for toothache?

Can you use garlic powder for toothache?

Never heard of this: Herbal treatments such as oil of clove and other home remedies generally are ubtundant treatments that will sooth an area only. You may feel better in the short term, but there is an underlying issue that will need to be addressed. Seeing a dentist to identify the problem and course of treatment is your best option. It may just be a simple needed filling. Dont wait too long. ...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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What are some home toothache remedies that work?

What are some home toothache remedies that work?

A telephone: A toothache is a serious problem, often a warning that should be heeded. Call a dentist--this is the reason we entered our profession--to help people and restore health. Over the counter pain medication might help, temporarily. Don't try antibiotics--they are over used and do not fix the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Does Excedrin really work for a toothache?

Temporarily: Toothache usually (but not always) caused by infection/abscess. Pain killer will mask the pain symptom, but not cure the infection. Pills won't do it. You have to see a Dentist to have the infection treated. Please call your Dentist NOW. ...Read more

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What works against toothache without having much equipment?

What works against toothache without having much equipment?

Not possible: It cost your dentist 4 years of his life and multiple hundreds of thousands of dollars to learn to diagnose the cause of "toothache", and to furnish and equip an office with the appropriate equipment and instruments to treat what is probably an infection. You can't get rid of it by taking a $0.07 pill. You might temporarily mask symptoms, but soon they will come roaring back. Call your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a toothache but too scared to take any tablets. Any liquids work?

See your dentist: You may need some meds to help or of course a filling. But they could get you a liquid form of medicine if needed. ...Read more

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Does penicillin work for severe toothaches?

Yes...but: If you have a severe toothache, any antibiotic will help...Provided you are getting a strong enough dosage. But this will only limit the time the tooth may bother you. You need to get the toothe fixed (root canal, filling or ?) or get the tooth removed. If you don't and that infection returns..It will come back with greater pain and more bone destruction is quite possible. ...Read more

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Does canker medicine work for toothaches?

Does canker medicine work for toothaches?

Not usually: There are many causes for toothaches. Canker meds work if the pain is superficial, like in the gums. If the pain source is from the inside of the tooth (the dental pulp), the topical medicine will not be effective. Some canker medicine are antivirals, which will have no effect. ...Read more

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Clove oil for nagging toothache, could this work?

Clove oil: It may or may not help partly and temporarily. What will work is seeing your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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