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What are some useful remedies, homemade or otherwise, for toothache pain?

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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Alvin Mathew
Dr. Alvin Mathew
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Remedy is to

see your dentist.

In brief: Remedy is to

see your dentist.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Remedy

A remedy is something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing medicine, application, or treatment.
Other than OTC pain meds, there are no DIY treatments to replace proper dental care. Please call a dentist for an appointment. In addition, the pain meds do not solve your problem, they just prolong your agony.

In brief: Remedy

A remedy is something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing medicine, application, or treatment.
Other than OTC pain meds, there are no DIY treatments to replace proper dental care. Please call a dentist for an appointment. In addition, the pain meds do not solve your problem, they just prolong your agony.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your dentist

I'm sorry, but most home remedies are not very effective for a tooth ache.
You need to see your dentist for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Go soon, as it will only get worse, be more complicated, and get more expensive. Don't forget that your oral health is important to your overall health.

In brief: See your dentist

I'm sorry, but most home remedies are not very effective for a tooth ache.
You need to see your dentist for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Go soon, as it will only get worse, be more complicated, and get more expensive. Don't forget that your oral health is important to your overall health.
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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In brief: Dentist

DIY (do it yourself) "remedies" for tooth aches are just patches for proper treatment.
You need to have the source treated, not the symptoms. You could also have infection in the tooth or gum tissue or both. See a dentist asap.

In brief: Dentist

DIY (do it yourself) "remedies" for tooth aches are just patches for proper treatment.
You need to have the source treated, not the symptoms. You could also have infection in the tooth or gum tissue or both. See a dentist asap.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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