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Someone with a toothache should always seek a dentist evaluation to determine the cause of the problem. If the toothache starts in the middle of the night or on a weekend, however, using over-the-counter pain relievers a... More »

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Flossing or rinsing can get rid of some common toothaches, but the particular type of remedy is affected by the cause, according to Smile Dental Center Family Dentistry. Taking anti-inflammatory medications such as aspir... More »

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Effective and commonly used painkillers for a toothache are ibuprofen or Advil, acetaminophen or Tylenol, and naproxen or Aleve, states MedicineNet. These temporary pain relievers are available over-the-counter and do no... More »

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If a toothache lasts longer than 1 or 2 days, a trip to the dentist is recommended according to the National Health Service. Until a patient can get a dental appointment, medications like acetaminophen or ibuprofen can h... More »

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Although it is often necessary to consult with a dentist when a toothache occurs, remedies to ease the pain and help reduce irritation include rinsing the mouth with warm water and flossing to remove food particles. An o... More »

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To treat a toothache, clean and inspect the mouth, try at-home remedies and treatments to reduce the pain, and see a dentist, if necessary. The time required to cure a toothache varies depending on the cause and treatmen... More »

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A 24-hour emergency dentist may treat conditions such as a broken or cracked tooth, toothache, permanent tooth knocked out, lost crowns, broken wires on braces and objects caught between teeth. Depending on the situation... More »

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