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What To Do If You Get a Toothache
What to do when you have a toothache.

Learn What To Do If You Have a Toothache

Suffering from a toothache or tooth pain can be extremely painful experience which occurs when the nerves attached to the tooth get damaged. Dental infection, gum disease, plaque, tooth decay, injury or loss of tooth are some of the most common causes of tooth pain. Here we share with you some basic tips on how to deal with tooth pain so that you can be as comfortable as possible.

Do’s when you have toothache

  1. Gently floss teeth to dislodge any food particles trapped between teeth.
  2. If you have prolonged and severe tooth pain, you can take pain killers for immediate relief but only after consulting your dentist.
  3. Talk to your dentist before applying any antiseptic creams to the affected area.
  4. Rinse your mouth with warm salt water to get some relief from tooth pain.
  5. If the toothache is caused by trauma to the tooth, you can apply a cold compress over the cheek.
  6. Avoid eating hot, cold, hard or sweet foods/drinks if you are suffering from tooth pain until you visit your dentist.
  7. Don’t place any painkiller gels/pastes directly on your infected gums because it may cause chemical burns of gum tissues.
  8. Never give medicine to children without consulting your dentist.
  9. Never use more than recommended dose of antiseptic/antibiotics for your tooth pain as it may cause severe adverse effects.

Don’ts when you have a toothache

  1. Avoid eating hot, cold, hard or sweet foods/drinks if you are suffering from tooth pain until you visit your dentist.
  2. Don’t place any painkiller gels/pastes directly on your infected gums because it may cause chemical burns of gum tissues.
  3. Never give medicine to children without consulting your dentist.
  4. Never use more than recommended dose of antiseptic/antibiotics for your tooth pain as it may cause severe adverse effects.

If you have a toothache, Dr. Ranjitha Mukund, recommends you to seek immediate advice from your dentist before it becomes worse. However, following the above tips may help you until you are able to see your dentist.

Families from Rocky Hill find the easy drive to Newington well worthwhile because or our expertise and modern facilities, our friendly dental team and the relaxing disposition of Dr. Mukund. To know more, contact Green Meadow Dental, 3579B Berlin Turnpike, Newington Ct 06111 (860)-865-0056. We also service patients from surrounding areas including Newville, East Berlin and Southington. 

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