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If im having a painful toothache what can I do?

6 doctors weighed in
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 1st call dentist

You can't fix a broken or infected tooth.
So first, call your dentist for an appointment. Until you get to see dentist, ice, salt water rinses, advil/motrin/ibuprofen as per package directions. Until the infection is treated, problem will only spread and become even more painful, so please call your dentist now.

In brief: 1st call dentist

You can't fix a broken or infected tooth.
So first, call your dentist for an appointment. Until you get to see dentist, ice, salt water rinses, advil/motrin/ibuprofen as per package directions. Until the infection is treated, problem will only spread and become even more painful, so please call your dentist now.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Advil, (ibuprofen) ice, &dentist

First, go see a dentist so that the source of the pain can be fixed.
In the meantime, ice packs and advil (ibuprofen) should help.

In brief: Advil, (ibuprofen) ice, &dentist

First, go see a dentist so that the source of the pain can be fixed.
In the meantime, ice packs and advil (ibuprofen) should help.
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dr. Kyle Shank
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Dr. Maged Zaky
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tooth ache

Ibuprofen, if infection , need antibiotics as well for 5 - 7 days, definitley check iwth dentist as if caried needs filling or extraction or root canal depending on the eval.

In brief: Tooth ache

Ibuprofen, if infection , need antibiotics as well for 5 - 7 days, definitley check iwth dentist as if caried needs filling or extraction or root canal depending on the eval.
Dr. Maged Zaky
Dr. Maged Zaky
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Meds, dentist

OTC pain meds until you can see your dentist.

In brief: Meds, dentist

OTC pain meds until you can see your dentist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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