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I have really bad tooth ache in my back teeth, what will help with the pain?

I have really bad tooth ache in my back teeth, what will help with the pain?

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

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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I have really bad tooth ache in my back teeth, please can someone tell what will help with the pain?

A dentist.: It depends on what is causing the pain. If it is decay, you can try clove oil until you see a dentist. If it is an abscess you need an antibiotic. If it is a fracture usually just not using the tooth will help. ...Read more

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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

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How can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming out or if it's just a tooth ache?

How can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming out or if it's just a tooth ache?

You can't: 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

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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?

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

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Aching teeth have a couple cavities but can't afford dentist n experiencing tooth pain need help!!

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

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Tooth ache in one of my top back left teeth, think it could be a tooth abscess, what are some quick pain relief remedies?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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What works best for a tooth ache?

Most: Analgesics will have effect or tooth ache but effectiveness will vary depending on the cause of the toothache. Consider dental examination ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a tooth ache?

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

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Will penicillin treat tooth ache?

Will penicillin treat tooth ache?

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

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Can u give me some remedy for tooth ache?

See dentist: The best remedy for a toothache is to visit your dentist, get the problem diagnosed, and treated accordingly! In the interim, otc meds like advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or alleve may help w the pain! ...Read more

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What causes tooth ache in a three years old?

What causes tooth ache in a three years old?

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

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Is tooth ache is the early sign of pregnency?

Is tooth ache is the early sign of pregnency?

No! But...: Toothaches usually are toothaches but can be confused with other nerve problems and need to find the cause. Rarely do lower structures refer pain to teeth but one thing is a heart attack...Don't worry just see a dentist to get your toothache problem fixed!

chuck. ...Read more

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Is rinsing with vinegar good for tooth ache?

Is rinsing with vinegar good for tooth ache?

Tooth pain: See a dentist asap for your tooth pain. Rinsing with vinegar will not cure your problem. Saltwater. Rinse may help ease some pain until you get to a dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best pain killer for a tooth ache?

What is the best pain killer for a tooth ache?

Ibuprofen: With this said, I do recommend your seeing a dentist if the pain does not go away within a few days. There may be a problem which requires addressing to prevent a more serious problem. Ibuprofen will not kill nor treat an infection. Please see a dentist. ...Read more

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What is more painful cellulitis or tooth ache?

Either can: It depends on the location, duration, size, source of the cellulitis. A tooth ache has the reputation of being one of the worst pains that a human can experience. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a hypersensitive tooth ache?

What are the signs of a hypersensitive tooth ache?

Hypersensitivity: Can be due to many reasons - him recession, decay, deep decay with nerve approximation, erosion etc. Best to consult with a dentist for x-rays and proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

I have hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

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

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Why does cold water help when u have a tooth ache.?

Why does cold water help when u have a tooth ache.?

Anesthesia: Quite simply, cold acts as an anesthetic. That means it decreases the sensitivty of the nerves in the area where it is applied. ...Read more

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Has it been proven that vodka can relieve tooth ache?

Has it been proven that vodka can relieve tooth ache?

Proven?: 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

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Need help. I've got a tooth ache and lots of swelling?

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

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I'm having an extreme tooth ache and sensitivity, help?

I'm having an extreme tooth ache and sensitivity, help?

See your dentist: Promptly. This type of dental pain is an urgent matter. ...Read more

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What to do about hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

What to do about hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

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

Dr. Richard Levin
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