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What can you do for a painful toothache?

What can you do for a painful 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 can you do immediately for a painful toothache? Teething gel?

What can you do immediately for a painful toothache? Teething gel?

NSAID + Dentist: You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or another med such as an NSAID like Ibuprofen to help, make sure to clean the area really well. Teething gels may help but remember all these things are usually a temp relief and you need to see a dentist to find the problem and solve it, not just mask it and hope it goes away. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What can you do immediately for a very painful toothache?

See a Dentist: The best thing you can do when you have tooth pain is see your dentist. You can take Ibuprofen to help with the discomfort before you go, but you need to see a dentist. ...Read more

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What are common causes of painful toothache?

Causes: 1. Cavities 2. Cracks 3. Clenching/grinding on a high filling 4. Trauma. ...Read more

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If im having a painful toothache what can I do?

If im having a painful toothache what can I do?

Seek dental care: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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Can can I treat an extremely painful toothache?

See a dentist asap: Make an appointment to see a dentist asap. Meanwhile, you can take an antibiotic if you have in the house like penicillin or amoxicillin, also you can take Motrin for pain. Most likey your tooth is infected and you may need a root canal in order to save your tooth. ...Read more

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I am in tears over a painful toothache. What can I do?

I am in tears over a painful toothache. What can I do?

See a dentist: if you can't find a dentist you should try the ER, unfortunately over the counter pain killers alone or Emergency medication from the ER may not be enough, you will still have to go to the dentist to physically take care of the problem. Medications are only a temporary fix. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I only get a toothache at night? For the past few days I have been getting an extreme toothache and it is very severe, painful and chronic

Slow down: Very often when we start to slow down at night our aches and pains become obvious. You probably have a tooth problem that needs dental care. Get it checked out before it become serious. ...Read more

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Painful toothache! Could braces be the cause?

Painful toothache! Could braces be the cause?

Not likely: Braces can cause tooth pain, though it's typically not severe and doesn't last for very long time. The tooth is probably just moving. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAIDs for pain control. If pain is severe, see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful toothache!! (i have braces)?

What to do if I have painful toothache!! (i have braces)?

Call: Call your Dentist or your Orthodontic Specialist immediately. Until they can see you take 1-2 200mg Ibuprofen every 4 hrs wood or water. Apply Ice. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more