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Non Dental Tooth Ache
See dentist ASAP: Pain usually means severe tooth damage. See your dentist asap for treatment. Analgesics will help you feel better for a short while, but if there is infection the cause must be treated. ...Read more
I have really bad tooth ache in my back teeth, please can someone tell what will help with the pain?
See your Dentist and use Sensodyne
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I had done with my rootcanal of left lower teeth but now having pain in it. What should I do to sooth my tooth ache?
Very common: It is quite common for there to be some pain following a root canal. If you were prescribed an antibiotic or other medication you should take it as directed. If you were not given a pain medication you can take 600-800 mg ibuprophen every 6 hours. Ice pack 20 minutes on the. 20 minutes off will help. If you have severe pain or swelling you should call the dentist who did the root canal. ...Read more
That is a job for a dentist. Go tro the dentist. Do not try to be your own dentist.
If you have pain on hot or cold or chewing that indicates toothache pain. If the back of your jaw is painful that is the erupting third molar. In any case, you need treatment. Remember, pain is the body warning you that you need professional care. Do not ignore your pain. F seek help now! ...Read more
Can chewing food where there's no teeth make your top and bottom gums ache like tooth ache but no teeth had to eat on one side because of a tooth out?
Gum health: If your gums are in good condition, then chewing on them should not be so uncomfortable as to feel like a toothache. They may be a little irritated. Should go to soft diet for a few days and make sure you are giving them extra attention when doing your oral care the next few days. ...Read more
Aching teeth have a couple cavities but can't afford dentist n experiencing tooth pain need help!!
No magic answer:
Sorry, there's no medicine or magic answer - not even visiting the emergency room or urgent care will help. Need to see a dentist to get out of pain.
Dental schools work at lower fees; you can try contacting the local dental society and there are often days throughout the year where care is provided at little or no cost. Let them know your financial situation and they will know the options. ...Read more
Tooth ache in one of my top back left teeth, think it could be a tooth abscess, what are some quick pain relief remedies?
OTC and DDS!: All the otc pain medications that you can take on your own have about equal onset of relief. Take what works best for you- advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you would normally take for a headache. However, the best and quickest relief will be obtained by seeing a dentist to determine the cause of the pain and start treatment. Thing can go downhill quickly, so don't delay! ...Read more
Sore gums at back left side I have no teeth there feels like tooth ache but no teeth had this for 5days?
Need to see: Dentist to determine the cause and treat it. ...Read more
I had all of my top teeth pulled 1 1/2 yrs ago, just recently I have been having a phantom tooth ache, do I see a doctor or a dentist?
A dentist: For examination and diagnosis of any reason for the pain like remaining teeth roots fragments or pressure spots by a dental prosthetic devise.. ...Read more
I have what I believe is a canker sore on my cheek. Are canker sores accompanied with tooth pain? When I try to eat it burns and hurts my teeth
Please: Please see your Dentist for an informed diagnosis rather than just an "I believe." Once lesion properly identified, appropriate treatment can be administered. ...Read more
My husband has bad tooth ache, still has wisdom teeth in/ worse headaches. Believes its tumor in his brain. Any ideas? He's 25, no dental insurance.
Irrational Fear: Brain tumors are not that common, especially at his age. Why would he think he has a brain tumor when he has toothaches? Have him see a dentist. Many people don't have dental insurance but still get treated. Be seen in a dental school, hospital program, or finance the care. ...Read more
Remedy vs treatment: Not to be flip, a toothache usually means that you have a tooth or gum problem. While home treatments like ibuprofen, toothache ointment and mouthwash can help with the symptoms they don't treat the underlying problem. We all look for the easy and cheap answer, but a toothache will often require treatment if it persists or reoccurs. ...Read more
A dentist can: Antibiotics might help control an infection but does not really solve dental problems nor take away toothaches. See a dentist as soon as possible to diagnose the problem and discuss appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Decay: A three year old probably has all the the deciduous or primary teeth already. The adult teeth don't start coming in until about six years old. If there is decay in any of the teeth, that could be the cause of some pain. There is also the possibility of a sore somewhere on the gums, cheek or lips that could also hurt. ...Read more
See your dentist: There are many and various tooth problems which could match hot nerve tooth pain (nerve infection, gum infection, etc.). I can appreciate your concerned about your dental health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Many options are available, not only extraction. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more
Alcohol is a CNS depressant, which is a known fact. Depress your central nervous system, and pretty much everything gets "numb", including your motor skills and reasoning.
Relief is temporary; if you drink enough, you will not only wake up with a hang-over, but you will still have the toothache.
See a dentist and get that tooth restored. ...Read more
You need: Urgent dental intervention. If you can't get to a dentist (it is thanksgiving) then go to your nearest emergency room. Help from the er will not replace dental evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
See your dentist: Promptly. This type of dental pain is an urgent matter. ...Read more
What to do for...: After seeing a dentist, he\she can best answer all your questions. Have you seen one? If not, that would be your very next step. If you have, call the office for advice. ...Read more