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Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Sorry, no: There is no way for you to perform dentistry at home, which would of course remedy the situation. Please call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Can you tell me about tooth nerve pain remedy/cures!?

Can you tell me about tooth nerve pain remedy/cures!?

Call Dentist: Can't possibly tell over the internet why your tooth might be hurting you, especially without an exam or a radiograph. Call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have had a bad tooth nerve pain for 1 month. Food gets stuck in gums daily. My dentist couldn't fit me in for an appointment. My molar now fell out and the pain has gone. What do I do now?

I have had a bad tooth nerve pain for 1 month. Food gets stuck in gums daily. My dentist couldn't fit me in for an appointment. My molar now fell out and the pain has gone. What do I do now?

Keep dental appt: Even though the pain is gone a dental problem still remains. Their may be some tooth remaiing in your mouth. Keep your appt, call another dentist or just show up at the dental office and wait to be seen if the pain returns. ...Read more

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What can help severe tooth nerve pain until I can get to the dentist. Ibuprofrin and Aleve (naproxen) is not helping. Pain from tooth throbbing radiating to ear.?

What can help severe tooth nerve pain until I can get to the dentist. Ibuprofrin and Aleve (naproxen) is not helping. Pain from tooth throbbing radiating to ear.?

Need help: There is only so much you can do for yourself. You most likely have an abscessed tooth. If you have a dentist, call him up for an antibiotic. Controlling the infection will knock the pain down. If not see urgent care or er, for medication until dentist can be seen. Do not hesitate. ...Read more

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How do I stop nerve pain in my tooth, now.

How do I stop nerve pain in my tooth, now.

See your dentist: To deterrnine the cause then it can be treated. ...Read more

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Had a tooth pulled still have the same nerve pain its been 5 days?

Had a tooth pulled still have the same nerve pain its been 5 days?

Nerve pain: Check with the surgeon for any post-op complications. Check with your dentist to see if another tooth or teeth are responsible for the pain. ...Read more

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I had a pulpectomy three days ago and when I touch the top of my tooth there is still significant nerve pain or what feels like nerve pain.

I had a pulpectomy three days ago and when I touch the top of my tooth there is still significant nerve pain or what feels like nerve pain.

Not uncommon: Pulpectomy is just the first stage of treatment. Completion of Root Canal Therapy will resolve the problem. Speak to you own dentist to see when he\she wants to see you next and if anything can be done for relief of pain meanwhile. ...Read more

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Can anything be done for nerve pain in the palate, been told it is not a tooth causing it or anything else had all nerve tablets@ they don't wrk? Plz

Can anything be done for nerve pain in the palate, been told it is not a tooth causing it or anything else had all nerve tablets@ they don't wrk? Plz

Need Evaluation: If your pain is not tooth related, depending on what tests or studies were performed, and what type of specialists you saw, you may need to have some additional tests or diagnostics performed. A cone beam ct or conventional ct scan may provide some additional information in diagnosing your source of pain. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing extreme nerve pain in tooth with a crown when flying?

Why am I experiencing extreme nerve pain in tooth with a crown when flying?

Depends: If the tooh was not root canaled, the nerve may be dying and the pressure changes will ellicit the pain. If the tooth did have a root canal and you are having pain, the occlusion (bite) on the tooth may be too high and needs adjustment. If the occlusion is too high, the periodontal ligament gets inflamed and can be very painful with pressure changes at altitude. Many pilots experience this. ...Read more

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Hi, I had my front tooth extracted 2yrs ago and the hole wer tooth was I keep getting a nerve pain in it, any ideas please thanks x?

Hi, I had my front tooth extracted 2yrs ago and the hole wer tooth was I keep getting a nerve pain in it, any ideas please thanks x?

Have it checked out: It may be an infection in the bone or more likely an adjacent tooth with a problem. You will need to see your own dentist who can examine you, take some x-rays and tell you what's causing the pain. ...Read more

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Tooth bleaching question ---why does it cause sharp stabbling nerve pain?

Tooth bleaching question ---why does it cause sharp stabbling nerve pain?

Material used: Some patients react to the concentration of the peroxide component used. Usually this can be adjusted if a dentist is involved in the process ...Read more

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Could a cyst with an impacted wisdom tooth (upper) ly on nerves and give nerve pain. Thankyou?

A CBCT would show: A 3-d cone beam ct scan would show the extent of the cyst or granuloma (can't tell the difference without a biopsy), and if there was amy infringement on a nearby nerve. ...Read more

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Had 1st part root canal. That night got episodes intense spontaneous pain-like nerve pain. How/why can this happen if nerve removed? Now tooth aches.

Had 1st part root canal. That night got episodes intense spontaneous pain-like nerve pain. How/why can this happen if nerve removed? Now tooth aches.

Other nerves: You've got nerves in the tissues surrounding your teeth... these nerves can be inflamed resulting in your discomfort. NSAIDs should help decrease your discomfort. ...Read more

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After wisdom tooth has been pulled I have a little bone that keeps growing back through the gum can this cause nerve pain? Dentist said its normal

After wisdom tooth has been pulled I have a little bone that keeps growing back through the gum can this cause nerve pain? Dentist said its normal

Bone Spur/Fragment: Sometimes interseptal bone (bone that sits between the roots of multi-rooted teeth) can lose vitality after an extraction & then want to dislodge & migrate out from the extraction site. Additionally, sometimes crestal bone around the neck of a tooth can become more acutely angled & feel sharp post extraction due to deformation of the socket during removal. Return to oral surgeon to check site. ...Read more

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I had a lower right wisdom tooth extracted. Pain then followed in the adjacent tooth and now is it in 2 teeth on the upper right jaw. Nerve pain?

Maybe: Pain on the adjacent teeth is a common side effect until you heal. Referred pain is when you feel pain on the opposing arch of a tooth that has been hurting. This is also a common side effect. However you should never rule out the possibility of having more cavities on the opposing arch as well as the adjacent teeth causing this pain or possible infection. It would be wise to call your dentist. ...Read more

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I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?

I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?

Ask your dentist: It seems that you are in treatment ad that office is the best source of guidance on your dental care. Call them ASAP - it might help insure the best total procedure outcome! ...Read more

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Nerve pain flossing root canaled/temp tooth - ill fitted or periodontal issue? Need 2nd opinion. See a Periodontist, Prosthodontist or Dentist?

Nerve pain flossing root canaled/temp tooth - ill fitted or periodontal issue? Need 2nd opinion. See a Periodontist, Prosthodontist or Dentist?

See an endodontist: With proper care, even teeth that have had old root canal treatment can last a lifetime. An additional endodontic procedure may be able to support healing and save your tooth. If you have pain or discomfort in a previously treated tooth, talk to an endodontist about re-treatment. ...Read more

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Wis tooth cavity. NO TOOTH PAIN but burning nerve pain and mucosa sensitivity behind tooth where space is. No redness but painful to press. What is it?

Wis tooth cavity. NO TOOTH PAIN but burning nerve pain and mucosa sensitivity behind tooth where space is. No redness but painful to press. What is it?

Impossible: Impossible to diagnose in this forum. You have to be seen, examined, X-rayed, palpated, probed, to be properly diagnosed and treated. Please see your Dentist NOW before the problem gets out of hand. ...Read more

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Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?

Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?

Tooth ache: This pain is most likely related to a possible cavity since you have sensitive to cold fluids. Take ibuprofen for pain and see your dentist asap. You may need antibiotics. You may also apply orajel to the affected tooth. ...Read more

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Cause of nerve pain flossing around a root canaled/temp tooth? Have no infection/fracture. Never had pain prior to the crown/root canal procedures.

Cause of nerve pain flossing around a root canaled/temp tooth? Have no infection/fracture. Never had pain prior to the crown/root canal procedures.

See your dentist: The gum tissue around the temp is inflamed and infected. See your dentist for temporary crown adjustment. ...Read more

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What causes nerve pain after getting teeth filled?

What causes nerve pain after getting teeth filled?

Nerve inflamed: It's quite common to have some sensitivity following the placement of a filling. Drilling and filling a tooth is actually a micro-surgical procedure on the tooth. The nerve becomes temporarily inflamed and may cause sensitivity. If this does not resolve within a few days, see your dentist to determine if something else needs to be done for the tooth (bite adjustment or something else)? ...Read more

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How can you relieve exposed nerve pain in canine teeth?

Two Options: Option 1 - definitive treatment to save the tooth which may include root canal therapy
option 2- have the tooth removed if root canal therapy is not a feasible option. ...Read more

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How can one relieve exposed nerve pain in canine teeth?

Root canal treatment: Consult your dentist. If your nerve is exposed due to dental decay or a chipped tooth, you would need a root canal treatment. ...Read more

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6 bottom front teeth constantly have nerve pain... dentist says teeth are normal. What's the cause?

6 bottom front teeth constantly have nerve pain... dentist says teeth are normal. What's the cause?

See specialist: First see the Prosthodontist to evaluate your bite. You may be clenching/grinding and causing the teeth to be extra sensitive. They may refer you to another specialist if the gums are not in good health and you have bone loss. At your age, I would expect your bone to be fine. Good Luck. Get that opinion. ...Read more

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I have nerve pain with teeth that a root canal has been done on. A recent x-ray showed a white spot on the right side of my jaw where there is pain?

I have nerve pain with teeth that a root canal has been done on. A recent x-ray showed a white spot on the right side of my jaw where there is pain?

Oral surgeon: Hard to know what the "white spot" is without seeing the xray. See the endodonitist about persistent pain after root canal. See an oral surgeon about the xray finding. ...Read more

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Why might I have a blue bruise inside cheek and nerve pain throughout my right top row of teeth. Is the bruise associated with my needing a root canal? (Per dentist reccomendation)

Immediate treatment: Pain probably due to infected (abscessed) tooth. Please have root canal Rx done ASAP, before infection spreads further. Blue lesion may be bruise from spreading infection or from trauma. There is also a lesion known as a Blue Nevus that can be quite consequential. Please do not delay your treatment any further. ...Read more

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Why do I get radiating pain/dull ache/nerve pain from my teeth when eating hot or cold, spicy food or even just being outside I have two crowns, one that always bothers me as its always sore and slightly inflammed. My dentist said I need to get my gums cu

Why do I get radiating pain/dull ache/nerve pain from my teeth when eating hot or cold, spicy food or even just being outside I have two crowns, one that always bothers me as its always sore and slightly inflammed. My dentist said I need to get my gums cu

Perio endo lesion: There could be two different things going on with your crown. Dull ache and radiating nerve pain indicates that the nerve in your tooth is diseases and you should be evaluated for root canal. It also sounds like your dentist is concerned about a gum, periodontal problem in this area also.
Perio-endo lesions can occur together and need to be treated together. ...Read more

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Had 8 teeth removed now have blurry vision dizzy. . facial nerve pain. Extreme weakness. Can hardly walk. Brain Fog. None prior to extractions.

Had 8 teeth removed now have blurry vision dizzy. . facial nerve pain. Extreme weakness. Can hardly walk. Brain Fog. None prior to extractions.

Call your dentist: Call your dentist/oral surgeon to review your symptoms. Have you taken the pain medication prescribed? Are you alone? If so, can you have a friend/neighbor help you? Sit or lie down and get some fluids. ...Read more

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I had a surgical repair of a zygoma arch fracture, L plate were put in, and one top left my eye, I have nerve pain in my teeth with filling & my knee?

2 separate problems: These are two separate conditions: 1. Toothache, see your dentist for exam, x-rays and treatment. 2. Knee pain see your PCP for evaluation, imaging and referral or treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are dangers of an infected tooth nerve, in addition to intolerable pain.?

Spreading Infection: An infection that spreads to other parts of your body can have severe consequences, including death. Have yourself treated ASAP. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Can also be described as neuropathic pain or "nerve pain" which can occur anywhere in the body. It can also be due to many disorders such as direct nerve damage, diabetes, ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Nerve Pain (Definition)

Neuralgia is a sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or ...Read more