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 »

Some of the best ways to stop a toothache include using clove oil, applying a cold compress, rinsing and flossing, according to HowStuffWorks. If the tooth pain lasts for more than a couple of days, consult a dentist. More »

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There is insufficient evidence for the Food and Drug Administration to rate eugenol, the active ingredient in clove oil, as being effective in treating tooth pain, according to MedlinePlus. The FDA also finds insufficien... More »

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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Treatment for toothache depends on the cause; a toothache caused by a cavity may require filling or extraction of the affected tooth, and a toothache caused by infection is generally treated with antibiotics. According t... More »

The only way to achieve whiter dental crowns is to have new dental crowns made in a brighter shade to replace the existing ones, explains Charles N. Stanfield, D.D.S. Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. Dental crowns do not r... More »

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Dr. John C. Stone, a cosmetic dentist of more than 30 years, explains that toothaches hurt more at night because of the increased blood pressure to the head that occurs when lying down. A persistent toothache causes a sh... More »