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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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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Impacted Tooth (Definition)

An impacted tooth is one that is for one of many reasons unable to erupt into the oral cavity: they may be vertical, horizontal, in bone, impacted in soft tissue (gum/gingiva), it may be due to local pathology i.e. Proximity to an extra tooth or undifferentiated mass of tooth like tissue or an "odontoma", it can be due to crowding, and usually it is a wisdom tooth that lacks ...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 can I do about my wisdom teeth pain? Does everyone get them pulled if impacted?

Pain med/they should: Probably the best thing for now is to go to your dentist and/or see your doctor to find out what pain meds. You can have before, during and after the procedure. An impacted tooth should be removed, and soon since it can cause pain and worse issues, like infection. Simple pain meds., like aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or advil may also help. ...Read more

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Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

ER. Oral surgeon: Chest pain should be evaluated in ER NOW. If heart ok, will likely prescribe antibiotics, pain meds. Then see oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial 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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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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Can you give me suggestions with my wisdom teeth pain?

See a dentist: If you are having pain associated with your wisdom teeth, the best suggestion and/or advice would be for you to see a dentist for evaluation and recommendations for indicated treatment. In the interim, try to keep the area around and over the affected wisdom tooth or teeth clean. Warm salt water rinses may help and you can take an otc pain med as tolerated until you can see a dentist. ...Read more

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Should i try dipping to release wisdom teeth pain?

No: Otc pain meds until you can get to an oral surgeon to have the tooth extracted. The sooner you call for an appointment the sooner you will feel better. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Pain Relief (Definition)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...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