Dentists, Lynnwood, WA
Having Tooth pain?
Are you searching for a Toothache clinic for fast Tooth Pain Relief? Then you will want to visit the Lynnwood Dental Studio dentist to ease your dental emergency. At one time or another, almost everyone has probably experienced some degree of tooth pain from minor aches and sensitivity to acute distress. While mild toothaches may go away after a day or so, painful or prolonged toothaches should always be taken seriously!
Causes for Tooth Pain
In general, the sensation of pain is a protective response to inflammation. The most common cause of dental pain is tooth decay, a bacterial infection that can spread through many parts of the tooth, and even into the gum tissue. Traumatic damage and gum disease, abscessed tooth, exposed tooth root, bruxism, damaged crowns or fillings, chipped, broken, or fractured tooth, infected wisdom tooth can also result in tooth pain.
Typically, a toothache won’t go away on its own, and its underlying cause must be treated in order to feel relief. If you’re experiencing a toothache, see your nearest dentist at Lynnwood Dental Studio as soon as possible.
Symptoms of a toothache
Sudden, sharp pain that feels like your tooth or gums is being stabbed with a sharp object. Throbbing around the tooth, like you can feel your heartbeat moving through the area. Irritated, swollen red gums, discharge in the irritated area of the gums, pain under pressure from things like chewing, fever or headache, chills, and a bad taste in the mouth as a result of infection.
If you are experiencing a toothache, Dr. Chintala at Lynnwood Dental Studio will work closely with you to identify the root cause of your toothache. Since the only way to treat a toothache is to treat its cause, it is imperative that the root cause is discovered.
Immediate home relief for toothache or tooth pain
Flossing: Sometimes, it is as simple as flossing your teeth to remove food that is lodged in the gumline. Something as small as a piece of popcorn kernel can cause irritation that results in dental pain.
Saltwater Rinse: Clean the area with a saltwater rinse. Add a tablespoon of salt to a glass of warm water. Stir the mixture so the salt dissolves. Then, swish the mixture in your mouth and repeat as necessary.
Cold Compress: Consider using a cold compress on the outside of your mouth. The cold temperature helps to reduce inflammation and calm the nerves, so the pain is less severe.
Pain Medication: Over-the-counter medicines like Ibuprofen, Advil, or Acetaminophen (only if your medical condition allows it) are effective options to reduce pain until you see a dentist. Read the label on the bottle to determine the right dosage and frequency. Don’t stop once you feel relief; you need to consistently reduce the inflammation. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain. In doing so, the dissolving aspirin can harm your gum tissue.
Avoid Cold or Hot: When food or drink is very hot or very cold, it can cause pain when the affected tooth. Try chewing on the other side of your mouth and make sure to prevent the tooth from exposing to extreme food temperatures.
Call Lynnwood Dental Studio for an Emergency Dental Appointment
Our commitment to providing patients with exceptional dental care at affordable prices makes Lynnwood Dental Studio a top dentist practice in Lynnwood. Our friendly dentist and staff really care about your oral health, providing superior care for adults, teens, and children over the age of five.