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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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The natural process of tooth eruption. Although the rare infant is born with teeth, for most infants the process begins around three months and can last ...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 could i take tp help relieve wisdom teeth pain?

What could  i take tp help relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Analgesic : Analgesics or antibiotics (if infection is present) may be a "band aid) for relief. It is advisable to seek an opinion of an oral surgeon about removing the wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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What is the best pain relief for extracted wisdom teeth?

What is the best pain relief for extracted wisdom teeth?

NSAID, narcotics: Usually NSAID and narcotics. For best results and information, make sure your evaluation and treatment are done by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...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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What kind of pain relief medicine should I buy for extracting my wisdom teeth?

Prescription: Your oral surgeon will provide you with a prescription for a narcotic, if needed. For many, any otc NSAID should work just fine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are alternatives to tablets for pain relief after wisdom teeth removal?

Can you tell me if there are alternatives to tablets for pain relief after wisdom teeth removal?

Try an Ice Pack: Often the post-operative pain is due to swelling. The use of cold will often reduce swelling and in turn reduce the discomfort. If the teeth were not impacted (below the gumline), and were "straight-forward" and quick removals, then the use of ice packs may be sufficient. Note: do not damage your skin with a frost-bite. Place a cloth between your skin and the ice pack. ...Read more

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Which types of pain meds (OTC or Rx) are most commonly used after removal of wisdom teeth & for how long? What is typical dosage used for pain relief?

Which types of pain meds (OTC or Rx) are most commonly used after removal of wisdom teeth & for how long? What is typical dosage used for pain relief?

Depends: This surgery can be very painful or a piece of cake- there is no standard for pain control. Sometimes you can look at your face and see how painful it might have been, but in any case your surgeon will have a good idea what meds you need. Narcotics and non steroidal drugs are frequently prescribed. After a week or so you should be off meds but you won't be pain free. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to relieve pain from a wisdom teeth extraction?

What is the best medication to relieve pain from a wisdom teeth extraction?

Antiinflammatory med: After tooth extraction- there is inflammation. So an anti-inflammatory medication is very important. Ibuprofen or Naproxen are both available without prescription and have prescription strengths as well. Acetaminophen is a good pain reliever but not anti-inflammatory. So taking both can help- or a prescription strenght pain reliever is often needed - usually a narcotic analgesic for a short time. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments to relieve pain after getting wisdom teeth extracted?

Are there any home treatments to relieve pain after getting wisdom teeth extracted?

Dental care..: Take painkillers as prescribed by your dentist. While your mouth is numb, be careful not to bite the inside of your cheek. You can use an ice pack on the outside of your cheek for the first 24 hours. For the next 2-3 days after, you can use a washcloth soaked in warm water. Eat soft foods such as gelatin, etc. After the first day, you can rinse with warm salt water to reduce pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth lead to dizziness and headaches if not removed? What can relieve it?

Can wisdom teeth lead to dizziness and headaches if not removed? What can relieve it?

Wisdom Teeth: I'm not aware of any direct relationship between wisdom teeth and dizziness, but there's definitely been shown a connection between headaches and wisdom teeth. The solution to your headaches is to have your wisdom teeth removed. This is a very safe and common procedure. You should see an oral surgeon for an evaluation to see what's best for you. Good luck! ...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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Can you tell me how i can relieve wisdom teeth extraction - gum pain?

See an oral surgeon : Or the dentist. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If pain persists or worsens, it may require attention and you should call your dentist or oral surgeon for follow up appointment. ...Read more

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Can regular tylenol (acetaminophen) will help relieve the symptoms of wisdom teeth removal?

Can regular tylenol (acetaminophen) will help relieve the symptoms of wisdom teeth removal?

Absolutely: Sure. You can always start off with tylenol, (acetaminophen) then if you need something stronger, take what the dentist prescribed. ...Read more

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I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled out but until I can in suffering from migraines and teeth aches what can I do to relief this pain?

I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled out but until I can in suffering from migraines and teeth aches what can I do to relief this pain?

Dentist may: provide you with a payment plan so you can pay a little at a time. Please ask him/her about this so you can get the work you need done now rather than waiting. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My 14 year old daughter is getting her wisdom teeth + wont go to the dentist. There is no way i can persuade her, is there a pain relief, not bonjella?

My 14 year old daughter is getting her wisdom teeth + wont go to the dentist. There is no way i can persuade her, is there a pain relief, not bonjella?

Wait: Sometimes pain is a very motivating factor. If the pain continues, she will eventually seek help. Pick your battles with a 14 year old. ...Read more

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Bottom wisdom teeth removed. The doctor didn't give me a prescription for pain relief medicine. Can you guys recommend what I should get?

OTC meds: If surgeon feels that trauma from surgery is minimal, it is preferable to recommend NSAID medications for pain control, like Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) for inflammatory pain control. 800mg of Ibuprofen >> Codeine for dental pain. If allergic to aspirin, nsaids, or taking blood thinners, you can opt for Acetaminophen (paracetamol). If you have pain following surgery, you should contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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Have chronic jaw pain for about 10 years now. Feels weak, throbbing, and tight. wisdom teeth are out. what can be the cause? I massage it w/o relief

Have chronic jaw pain for about 10 years now. Feels weak, throbbing, and tight. wisdom teeth are out. what can be the cause? I massage it w/o relief

TMJ Issues: You may be experiencing issues with your TMJ, which can be caused by grinding, clenching, and excessive chewing (gum), to name a few. If you have not visited a dentist in ten years, you are way overdue for an evaluation. See if an occlusal guard may be right for you, and stop suffering. There are treatments available for this condition. Call for an appointment. ...Read more

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What are ways to deal with wisdom teething pain?

What are ways to deal with wisdom teething pain?

Try motrin or: Advil (ibuprofen). Usually otc pain medications are enough. If the pain i persistent or the teeth are impacted it may be with consulting with an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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