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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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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 can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Get checked: The pain can be your gums or decay in the tooth. You really need to have it looked at. Putting some extra effort into cleaning it is not going to hurt anything and may help. ...Read more

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How do you relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How do you  relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the tooth pain. The tooth can be fractured, infected or have a cavity. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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What can I take to alleviate wisdom tooth pain?

What can I take to alleviate wisdom tooth pain?

NSAID's: If you are having pain from a wisdom tooth you should see your dentist to evaluate if it should be removed. In the meantime, any of the nsaid's like advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin may help. If there is an infection present then you may need an antibiotic also. ...Read more

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How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

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 can wisdom teeth pain be reduced?

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 can I do to reduce impacted wisdom teeth pain?

What can I do to reduce impacted wisdom teeth pain?

Abx: If they're impacted you may need pain medications and antibiotics. See your doctor and/or an oral surgeon ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

See your dentist: It is not normal to have widsom tooth pain, especially at your age. There may be a problem with the tooth and or the gum around it. It is best to see a dentist right away who can advise you of your treatment options and relieve you pain. ...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 to relieve jaw pain?

How to relieve jaw pain?

Treat the cause: Is the pain due to bruxism, gum disease, an infected tooth, or even a wisdom tooth erupting? See a local dentist to rule out any dental issues, and follow up with a physician if needed. ...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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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 do I alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

How do I alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

Keep the area clean.: If it is a condition where there's a flap remaining covering the tooth, it is important to keep the site clean to eliminate any food impaction that can cause further pain due to infection besides taking antiinflammatory medication. I hope you already called your dentist by now to check if your wisdom teeth have enough room in your jaw. ...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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What can I do to treat intense radiating pain after wisdom tooth extraction?

What can I do to treat intense radiating pain after wisdom tooth extraction?

Medication: Anti-inflammatory meds are very helpful with this type of pain like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen). If it doesn't subside in a few days, see your treating dentist. ...Read more

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How can you deal with wisdom tooth pain?

How can you deal with wisdom tooth pain?

See an oral surgeon: 17-21 is the average age of eruption of third molars or wisdom teeth. If the question is for you (age 42), you rather see a maxillofacial surgeon to be evaluated in case there'll be complications. ...Read more

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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 do you treat pain in jaw 4 days after wisdom teeth extraction?

Return visit: Call the surgeon to discuss. You may have a dry socket if you are still having discomfort and there are treatments for that situation. ...Read more

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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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