If you're at home, you can take over-the-counter Advil or Tylenol. Advil can be taken up to 800 milligrams every eight hours, as long as there's no allergy or issue. Or extra strength Tylenol, which is 500 milligrams, around every six to eight hours.
The longest lasting solution is to find your dentist and figure out what the problem is. We want to ensure we get to the root of the problem, not just provide a temporary fix.
Some common reasons would be infection, a large cavity, a wisdom tooth in a weird position, gum infection, or a sore in the mouth. Dentists can help by diagnosing the problem and determining the necessary treatment.
The most common non-dental reason we see is allergies or sinus issues, which can cause extreme tooth pain and pressure on the top teeth.
A dull toothache is most commonly caused by a cavity that has gotten close to the nerve, causing pain, or a wisdom tooth that's growing in, causing pressure and pain in the back area.
You should call your dentist and get in ASAP to prevent infection or other problems from spreading throughout your body.
Yes, it is normal because the mouth needs time to heal after procedures like tooth removal or nerve cleaning. Pain medication is usually prescribed to help control the discomfort.
You should come in to the office so we can determine if the implant might be infected, if a bridge is trapping food, or if a denture needs adjustment. We can provide appropriate treatment for each case.
Over-the-counter medication like Advil or Tylenol can be used, as well as topical numbing agents or warm salt water rinses.
Absolutely. If we don't have the answer, we can definitely get you to someone who can help, whether it be a specialist or we can help you in our office.
Today. As soon as possible. We'd be happy for you to come in so we can help you.