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How to ease my mouth pain from incoming wisdom teeth!?

How to ease my mouth pain from incoming wisdom teeth!?

See a dentist.: You need to be seen by a dentist and be evaluated for treatment. You can get some relief with over the counter analgesics like ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How to ease my mouth pain from swelling because of wisdom teeth extraction?

How to ease my mouth pain from swelling because of  wisdom teeth extraction?

Ice and Pain Med: Pain is usually present after wisdom teeth removal. Prevent inflammation and much less pain will occur. Use anti-inflammatory meds and ice to control pain and swelling. ...Read more

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How to minimize teeth pain from crowding?

How to minimize teeth pain from crowding?

See your dentist: A dental evaluation is needed to diagnose why you are having pain from the crowding. The crowding could be preventing you from adequately cleaning and thus leading to gum problems or decay and pain, or the crowding could be contributing to a bite problem which could also contribute to pain in the jaws. Your dentist may refer you to an orthodontist for evaluation as well. ...Read more

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How can you stop pain from wisdom teeth coming through?

How can you stop pain from wisdom teeth coming through?

Out they come: The only way to stop the pain is to have them removed. You can rinse with clorhexidine (peridex) which will help temporaily as well. ...Read more

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How much pain can you experience from a wisdom teeth extraction?

How much pain can you experience from a wisdom teeth extraction?

Not much: Normally, wisdom extraction will give you a lot of discomfort the first day and second day and starting 3rd day, you will feel much better. However, it really is case by case. If you have infection before extraction, you might feel more discomfort. ...Read more

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How do you relieve pain from swollen gums around wisdom teeth?

How do you relieve pain from swollen gums around wisdom teeth?

See your dentist: This is often a sign of an infection called pericoronitis. This usually results because the wisdom teeth can't erupt all the way. Other causes may be dental decay or periodontal disease. You should see your dentist to figure out exactly what is going on, but it probably means you need your wisdom tooth or teeth removed. ...Read more

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What can I do to get swelling down from wisdom teeth extraction?

What can I do to get swelling down from wisdom teeth extraction?

Wisdom teeth post op: Initially ice packs. Two bags filled with ice, or ice packs should be applied to the sides of the face. The ice packs should be left on continuously while you are awake. After 24 hours, ice will not help. You may have pain and swelling for a few days. This is a normal reaction to surgery. After 36 hours only moist heat (warm washcloth) is recommended. ...Read more

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How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

OTC Pain meds: ..Until you can get to your dentist to determine if that tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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How to relieve wisdom teething pain?

How to relieve wisdom teething pain?

Get them out: You can try to hide the problem with pain meds but it will come back. Get to your dentist for consult and then treatment. You can take meds, use ice packs and i would rec you keep the areas as clean as you can with brushing and also warm salt water rinses. This may help to keep you comfortable until treatment is done. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce swelling from wisdom tooth extraction?

What can I do to reduce swelling from wisdom tooth extraction?

Ice/heat: In the first few hours after the extraction, it is recommended that you out ice on the cheek on the side of the extraction. After the first day, you can put mild heat. Always be careful not to hurt yourself with the ice or heat. If the swelling is painful, and doesn't seem to improve, then consult with your dentist or surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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How do I numb the pain from an impacted wisdom tooth?

How do I numb the pain from an impacted  wisdom tooth?

Pain meds: Take some pain medications. However, see your dentist for an evaluation of your wisdom tooth. It may have to be extracted. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate pain caused from an erupting wisdom tooth?

What can I do to alleviate pain caused from an erupting wisdom tooth?

Ice : Try advil or tylenol (acetaminophen). Place an ice pack on cheek or try moist heat. Some people get relief chewing sugarless gum since it massages the gums. If no relief in a few days, contact a dentist to check for decay and to make sure there is enough room for it to erupt. ...Read more

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Wisdom tooth coming in, what can I do to ease the pain somewhat?

Wisdom tooth coming in, what can I do to ease the pain somewhat?

Erupting Wisdom: Take whatever otc pain medication your would normally take for a headache (advil, motrin, aleve, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc.) see your dentist to evaluate if there is enough room in your mouth for your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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How long will the pain from wisdom teeth extraction last?

How long will the pain from wisdom teeth extraction last?

Depends: Some patients have no pain and some have a ton. Some are great the next day, and some develop dry socket. I have found that typically the younger the patients are, the better they heal and the less pain they have. It is also directly related to the extent of the surgical procedure. Some 3rd molar surgeries are extensive. Contact your surgeon and they might have a ballpark figure. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can I manage pain from extraction of first tooth after canine?

Follow instructions: I'm sure the dentist that removed your 1st premolar gave you post-surgical instructions. Please follow them. ...Read more

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What is the best way to find relief from wisdom teeth pain?

What is the best way to find relief from wisdom teeth pain?

Get Them Removed: If there are no contraindications, your best solution to get relief is to have them removed. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth pain, what are some ways to alleviate the pain?

A few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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How can wisdom teeth pain be reduced?

Extraction: Most pain from wisdom teeth will be reduced after the teeth are removed. If there is decay on the teethand you have room for them, you may want to have them filled. However, if there is considerable infection around the teeth, you may need to be put on an antibiotic prior to extraction. ...Read more

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What will soothe the pain for wisdom teeth?

What will soothe the pain for wisdom teeth?

A few things: OTC pain meds, soft diet. See dentist, may be infected and need antibiotics. Best solution is to see the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon for exam and recommendations. ...Read more

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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more