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Waht cause tooth pain?

Waht  cause tooth pain?

Many things...: Lots of different things can cause tooth pain, and the remedies are specific. You really need to determine the cause and correct it rather than miserably trying one mediocre intervention after another. Fortunately many solutions are both quick and simple. See your dentist and be well :). ...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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How do I relieve tooth pain?

How do I relieve tooth pain?

Sometimes a filling: If decay is very advanced, then you might need a root canal or possibly an extraction to cure the discomfort. Depends on the extent of the problem causing the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do for tooth pain?

What can I do for  tooth pain?

Diagnosis: In order to treat your pain definitively you need to see the dentist to make an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis they may recommend what type of treatment is needed to relieve you pain. For short term discomfort if you have no contraindications, Ibuprofen may be helpful. ...Read more

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Any tips for severe tooth pain?

See your dentist: Today, many people want to try all kinds of home remedies for various ailments and pains which in most cases only effects the symptoms, not the real problem. A toothache is not one of those to try and treat yourself. Depending on the cause of the pain, only a dentist can diagnose and advise you of the best way to eliminate the pain and the cause of the pain. Don't wait until the pain gets severe. ...Read more

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What can I take for tooth pain?

What can I take for tooth pain?

See dentist: The best thing to take is a visit to your dentist to have the tooth evaluated to determine what is causing the pain, and most important of all, treatment options to eliminate the pain. Until you see the dentist, ibuprofen, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin or Aleve can be used. ...Read more

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What can I take for my tooth pain?

What can I take for my tooth pain?

Why does it hurt?: If you recently had dental work, call your dentist. If you didn't, call your dentist. Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more

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Tooth pain at night when i lay down?

Tooth pain at night when i lay down?

See dentist: See dentist. Probable bad tooth. If pain does not occur at night until after your fall asleep, may be due to grinding/clenching of teeth with resultant dental pain. ...Read more

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What causes my tooth pain to go away?

What causes my tooth pain to go away?

See your dentist: Tooth pain comes in many forms. Your dentist can determine the nature of the pain and then treat it effectively. Advil (ibuprofen) is best until you get an appointment. ...Read more

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How do I relieve terrible tooth pain?

See a dentist: See a dentist as soon as possible, if the pain is really severe you should go to an emergency room. In the meantime, take an otc pain medication such as ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What can someone do about tooth pain?

What can someone do about tooth pain?

Call a dentist: Until you get in to see your dentist, take OTC pain meds. Other than that, there's not much more you can do. ...Read more

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How can I relieve extreme tooth pain?

How can I relieve extreme tooth pain?

Meds, Dentist: OTC pain meds. ER if severe. See dentist ASAP for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to eat when you are having tooth pain?

Everything, but: foods that can harm, or cause sensitivity or pain. Please see your dentist. Your dentist will first try to determine the cause of the tooth pain and how to treat it. ...Read more

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How do I deal with excruciating tooth pain?

How do I deal with excruciating tooth pain?

See a dentist: Tooth pain, whether mild or severe, needs attention by a professional. The sooner you get treated the sooner you will fel better. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tooth pain come and go?

No: Pain that comes and goes usually means that there is a prob and you need to determine where and which tooth it may be. See a dentist to get treatment options. You may only need a filling but you may need more extensive care such as a root canal/crown. ...Read more

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I have nerve exposed with severe tooth pain?

I have nerve exposed with severe tooth pain?

Exposed nerve: You need to see a dentist if your tooth is broken and the nerve is exposed. This will not heal on its own. You will need a root canal to save your tooth ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate severe tooth pain?

What can I do to alleviate severe tooth pain?

See your DDS: Severe tooth pain is usually a symptom that is related to a problem. Although it may be temporarily relieved with otc analgesics such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, or ibu it would be best to consult with your local dds to determine the cause of the pain and to have it treated accordingly. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have tooth pain?

Not too bad: Teeth hurt because there is material in between the teeth (you can deal with this by brushing and flossing), or due to infection through the enamel into the interior of the tooth (requires a dentist), or due to infection in the root (really painful, helped by an ice cube and may need a root canal) or by referred pain from gum or jaw infection or tumors. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Excruciating tooth pain! help what could it be?

Excruciating tooth pain! help what could it be?

Dental Appointment!: Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! see your dentist. Solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more

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