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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
1,174 doctors shared insights

Tooth Pain (Overview)

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 call hour Dentist immediately.


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Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

Reasons: Teeth are made up of a hard outer layer(enamel) and a softer layer underneath (dentin). Dentin has nerves and when exposed becomes sensitive. Whitening temporarily makes the enamel more permeable and microscopically exposes the dentin. Also the trays used in whitening can put pressure on the teeth which can cause them to become sore. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
1,174 doctors shared insights

Tooth Pain (Overview)

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 call hour Dentist immediately.


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What does it mean if you have tooth pain that moves around?

What does it mean if you have tooth pain that moves around?

Teeth or gums: You might have numerous areas of decay which will become sensitive if your mouth becomes acidic in areas of impacted food. You may have generalized periodontal disease (gum disease) where symptoms come and go depending on the progression of the condition. Anytime you have tooth pain, it is important to see your dentist. By the time you have pain, the problem may be fairly big. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Tooth pain (Tip)

Be wise have your dentist excise the tooth that does not rise. ...See more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See your dentist as soon as possible
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Have the tooth removed
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Go to the emergency room if swelling hinders breathing
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What can I do to treat tooth pain after getting composite filling into cavities?

What can I do to treat tooth pain after getting composite filling into cavities?

Need to see Dentist: Please see the dentist who filled the tooth asap... One possibility is that the filling is high. A slight adjustment may resolve it completely. Or... The filling may be very close to the nerve. This can lead to a root canal or loss of your tooth. Aleve, (naproxen) advil, Motrin or for more holistic patients, arnica can be helpful to reduce swelling and pain temporarily. ...Read more

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1month tooth pain on chewing crunchyfood after cavity filin .4 days ago dr put temporary filin bt still painful.How long 2 wait 2 see if d pain wil go?

1month tooth pain on chewing crunchyfood after cavity filin .4 days ago dr put temporary filin bt still painful.How long 2 wait 2 see if d pain wil go?

Possibly: A tooth can possibly be sore for a short time after treatment. It is in essence a surgery on the tooth and will need to heal. If the discomfort lasts for awhile, I would have it checked...The bite, etc. ...Read more

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Tooth pain (Tip)

Myth: if a wisdom tooth does not hurt, then it must not be a problem to be taken care of soon. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for tooth pain?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for tooth pain?

See your dentist: any other treatment is a temporary relief. A 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.
See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Are there any home treatments for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Diagnosis needed: You need to determine the cause of your grinding problem that leads to pain. Your dentist can make you a mouth guard to protect your tissues and reduce the level of pain while the cause of your grinding (malocclusion, skeletal imbalance, muscular imbalance, stress, parafunctional habits, reaction to medication, etc) is determined. No, you can't fix this with an otc. ...Read more

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Tooth pain (Tip)

Wisdom teeth are the most anatomically variable tooth. ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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What's recommended as a cure for tooth pain from sinuses?

What's recommended as a cure for tooth pain from sinuses?

Cure not guaranteed: The question is: is the sinus causing the tooth pain or the tooth the source of some sinus issues? You really need to see a dentist and have a x-ray taken and be examined. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of wisdom tooth pain?

Depends: Often the best way to get rid of wisdom tooth pain is to remove the wisdom tooth. If the tooth has enough room and is just starting to erupt (teething!) through the gum tissue, keeping the area clean and staying healthy (and time) helps. If the pain continues, see your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Tooth pain (Tip)

Early intervention will prevent further spread of the abscess to neighboring areas. ...See more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Is crocin pain relief tablet useful on tooth pain? Please advise!

Is crocin pain relief tablet useful on tooth pain? Please advise!

See your dentist: Crocin is acetaminophen and caffeine. Taken by mouth it may offer some relief but a tooth ache will not go away with pain medication or on its own. You need to see a dentist for an exam and diagnosis of what is causing your pain. A tooth typically won't hurt unless the nerve has become involved. It will only get worse. See your dentist asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I prevent tooth pain after getting a composite filling?

How do I prevent tooth pain after getting a composite filling?

How long?: If your tooth is painful more then a day or two after a composite filling it is best to see the dentist who did it to evaluate the bite and see if the nerve has been affected. ...Read more

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Tooth pain (Tip)

They need more care than other teeth. Use special brush reachable to them to brush. ...See more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Can you get dry and painful throat from a tooth pain ( wisdom tooth ) upon eating on it ? Can it get serious like spread to the brain

Sometimes: There are many potential causes/sources of tooth pain, so a broad answer that addresses each cause isn't practical in 400 words. However, sometimes the gum tissue covering an erupting wisdom tooth can get inflamed and infected, swollen, and then repeatedly crushed through chewing on that side. It is called pericoronitis. Can it spread to the brain? Not likely, but no reason to wait. C yur dent ...Read more

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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

Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Tooth pain (Tip)

35% of the population never develops wisdom teeth. ...See more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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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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Can tooth pain make you sick?

Yes.: Yes. Any dental pain should be evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more

Dr. Kayvon Javid Dr. Javid
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Tooth pain (Tip)

Wisdom teeth, get their name by being the last teeth to come in during young adulthood. ...See more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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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