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Bad toothache help please?

Bad toothache help please?

Simple solution: If you have a severe toothache, seek immediate help from your dentist before the problem becomes worse and more complicated. Remember, toothache pain will not go away on its own. ...Read more

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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Tooth pain may be felt deep in the upper or lower jaw. Pain can be from an abscess affecting the ...Read more

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Please help! i need home remedies on a bad toothache!?

Please help! i need home remedies on a bad toothache!?

Although there: Are home remedies for tooth pain - they don't fix the underlying problem. They can also create more work for the dentist when you do get seen. The only really safe course of action - is to see the dentist promptly. If you control pain without addressing the actual cause - the problem may worsen. ...Read more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

Don't add heat
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See dentist ASAP
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Have the tooth removed
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Go to the emergency room if swelling hinders breathing
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I had a bad toothache for one day then it went away. What could this be?

I had a bad toothache for one day then it went away.   What could this be?

A problem: There is no way for us to know if you have a problem in that tooth, and whether it's a small or big problem (or nothing). Unfortunately the absence of pain does not necessarily mean there is no problem. See a dentist who can examine you and take an x-ray to determine what, if anything is the problem. We can only guess while your dentist can tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I need assistance for a really bad toothache. What would make it better?

I need assistance for a really bad toothache. What would make it better?

Go see a dentist: Your problem needs to be diagnosed and managed right away. Although rare, serious complications may arise from an infection in the jaws. You could get a rapidly spreading infection to the face or worse yet, brain, and you will require hospitalization if this happens. You should find a dentist right away. ...Read more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See your dentist immediately
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Take all necessary prescribed medications as directed
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Follow up with proper treatment, either Root canal or extraction
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Discuss options for post-treatment care or replacement with dentist
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I have a bad toothache. help?

See your dentist: Take OTC painkillers may provide some relief until you can get to your dentist. Tooth pain is caused when the nerve root of a tooth is irritated by infection, decay or trauma. The good news is the prognosis is good with appropriate dental care. Remember, toothache pain will not go away on its own. ...Read more

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Urgent!! Really bad toothache and my appt isn't till jan. 19th. What can I do for pain! It's unbearable !! ?

Emergency dentist: Emergency help available 24/7 through 1-800-DENTIST. Call 1-800 dentist for an appointment now. ...Read more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

see a dentist and have an x-ray
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have a root canal
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if not restorable, extract
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Bad toothache only ice cold water helps ?

Get Help: When an infection occurs in a tooth a variety of symptoms develop. As the condition gets worse the pain may increase with heat and decrease with exposure to cold. I suggest that your description may be that of an advanced infection. Call your dentist for a proper examination and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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