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What home remedies can be used for my toothache?

What home remedies can be used for my toothache?

Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. Salt warm water can also sooth the gum. ...Read more

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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


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What's the strongest over-the-counter pain medication that can be used to relieve a toothache?

What's the strongest over-the-counter pain medication that can be used to relieve a toothache?

Alleve/Motrin: No otc medication will relieve any toothache caused by an infected tooth. You may be able to reduce but usually not eliminate the pain. If you have had a severe toothache for at least a few days you may want to see a dentist for a proper diagnosis and a treatment plan to follow. ...Read more

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Will the zpack be used for toothache?

Will the zpack be used for toothache?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics reduce swelling and spread of infection, but problem will come roaring back unless the infected tooth material is physically removed. That means root canal/crown or extraction/implant/crown. You can' toured this problem with a pill. ...Read more

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What dental procedure is used to fix a toothache?

What dental procedure is used to fix a toothache?

It varies: Your tooth ache may be caused by an infection in the tooth or gums, or a fracture, or a cavity, or trauma to the tooth. You need to see your dentist to find out the cause so that they can develop a plan to fix the issue. ...Read more

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Got a toothache used hot water bottle and now my thoart is really painful is it possible I've got internal burns? Thoart didn't hurt before the bottle

Toothache: Almost invariably means an infected (abscesses). Applying heat to the area opens the capillaries, facilitating spread of the infection. You need help, and you need it now. See a Dentist immediately before the infection spreads even more. ...Read more

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One week ago i began having a toothache. I used oregel and my lip and chin stayed numb and still are. Would a infection cause this?

One week ago i began having a toothache. I used oregel and my lip and chin stayed numb and still are. Would a infection cause this?

Yes: Toothache usually means infection. Topical may temporarily numb, but not cure infection. If lip/chin numb probably means infection is spreading. You need a Dentist, now. ...Read more

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Why do I get a toothache whenever i eat something cold, like ice cream, or drink a hot beverage? This never used to happen but has been getting worse for a while now. Do teeth get more sensitive as we get older?

Pulpitis: If you are getting lingering pain to hot and cold stimuli, then you have a pulpitis, or inflamation of the pulp of a tooth. This would necessitate a root canal on the offending tooth. As we get older, we may get more decay, fillings, crowns etc on a tooth. All these cumulative things traumatize the pulp and the result can be a pulpitis. ...Read more

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I am having a toothache thats hurting into my ear what should I do I have o insurance and I am in pain I have used ibupren its also making the left side of my face hurt even other teeth... Will heat help what will help the pain

You : You really need to see a dentist. A dentist can block the pain with a local anesthetic and deal with the problem quickly, efficiently, and properly. Pain medication and antibiotics really won't help you. A visit to the er will be expensive and they won't be able to really help you much. See a dentist. ...Read more

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I used max strenth oragel last night for a toothache and my lower right side of my lip and chin are still numb .Will this go awa I've never had this problem with orajel im not swollen .I am taking amoxicillan for the infection i might have and ibuprofen

I used max strenth oragel last night for a toothache and my lower right side of my lip and chin are still numb .Will this go awa I've never had this problem with orajel im not swollen .I am taking amoxicillan for the infection i might have and ibuprofen

Orajel Not Cause: It is very unlikely that the numbness is being caused by the orajel. More likely, your numbness is being caused by the infection. You may want to see a specialist as the infection may be impinging on a nerve thereby causing you the feeling of numbness. ...Read more

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What stop a toothache?

Get it fixed.: The only definitive treatment is to get the problem fixed. There are things that can be done prior to help with symptoms, including topic medications, pain medications, and possibly antibiotics. The key is to get into a dentist asap to get the problem addressed. ...Read more

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What causes toothache?

What causes toothache?

Deep Cavity: Sugars found in diet are metabolized by bacteria that adhere on tooth surface forming acid and breakdown tooth structure eventually causing the tissue (pulp) to become inflamed or infected causing tooth pain. ...Read more

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Toothache i am in pain?

Toothache i am in pain?

Simple solution: The tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What causes toothaches?

Mulitple things: Decay, trauma, infection, are the most common. Sometimes recession and exposure of the root surface of the tooth will cause some pain as well. It depends on the symptoms which one is likely the cause. ...Read more

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How do I stop a toothache?

Toothache: You treat the cause of the toothache. Most common cause is infection, which means seeing a Dentist for removal of the infected tooth material (root canal or extraction). May have other causes, but only your Dentist can properly diagnose the problem and then treat it or refer you for treatment to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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How serious is a toothache ?

How serious is a toothache
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Toothache: Toothache can be caused by a cavity, gum disease, grinding, trauma, fracture and so on. You should always check with a dentist to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can a toothache cause death?

Toothache? no: No one dies from a toothache. It can be excruciating painful in some cases but will not cause death. If you meant to ask can a problem with a tooth cause death, then the answer is: relatively rare but possible. If a tooth becomes infected from any number of reasons, the infection can spread to other parts of the body and cause serious complications, including in rare instances death. ...Read more

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How to help with toothaches?

How to help with toothaches?

Find a dentist: A dentist is a professional who is trained to eliminate a toothache. In most cases, the cause of a toothache is a deep cavity that has caused an irreversible pulp condition (the pulp contains the nerve and blood supply of the tooth). The dentist eliminates the pain by removing the cavity and performing a root canal, which eliminates the source of the pain, the pulp. ...Read more

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