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What medecine goes with my aching tooth?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ibuprophen works
Dental pain is very inflammatory in nature.
That's why the nsaids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory products, work so well for dental pain. Over-the-counter ibuprophen or Naproxen work very well for most dental pain. Higher strength prescriptions are available through your dentist's office.

In brief: Ibuprophen works
Dental pain is very inflammatory in nature.
That's why the nsaids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory products, work so well for dental pain. Over-the-counter ibuprophen or Naproxen work very well for most dental pain. Higher strength prescriptions are available through your dentist's office.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
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Dr. David Kam
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tooth ache
Ice is good for acute pulpitis (infected tooth with pain) in addition to pain medication.

In brief: Tooth ache
Ice is good for acute pulpitis (infected tooth with pain) in addition to pain medication.
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Don't understand?
If you have an aching tooth, see a dentist as soon as you can.
You may try an NSAID (ibuprofen type medication) or acetamenophen and may try heat or ice to see if you can get relief. Take these if not contraindications. Topical tooth ache drops or gels may help. If you have an open cavity, lost filling, cracked tooth, you can get a temporary material to cover the tooth at local pharmacy.

In brief: Don't understand?
If you have an aching tooth, see a dentist as soon as you can.
You may try an NSAID (ibuprofen type medication) or acetamenophen and may try heat or ice to see if you can get relief. Take these if not contraindications. Topical tooth ache drops or gels may help. If you have an open cavity, lost filling, cracked tooth, you can get a temporary material to cover the tooth at local pharmacy.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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