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How to treat a toothache at nursing home?

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Pain meds and ATB

For immediate treatment use an appropriate pain medication and an antibiotic especially if there is any swelling at the jaw, and then make an appointment with a dentist asap.

In brief: Pain meds and ATB

For immediate treatment use an appropriate pain medication and an antibiotic especially if there is any swelling at the jaw, and then make an appointment with a dentist asap.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tooth ache SNF

You need to have the facility contact a dentist so the the resident can be transported to the dentist for care.

In brief: Tooth ache SNF

You need to have the facility contact a dentist so the the resident can be transported to the dentist for care.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Meds, DDS

OTC pain meds, perhaps antibiotics. Then see DDS ASAP.

In brief: Meds, DDS

OTC pain meds, perhaps antibiotics. Then see DDS ASAP.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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