If a toothache comes, you know you are in for a long day or night. Understanding how to treat your toothache could take the pain away and help you get back to your life. Here at Hampden Dental Care in Lakewood, Colorado, our team is devoted to helping you overcome oral health problems like toothaches, which is why we have provided you this basic information on how to care for them.
When it comes to a painful toothache, remember the first thing to do is to always talk to your dentist, Dr. David Edlund right away. That is because your dentist can identify the cause and source of the problem. Toothaches are caused by many things such as accidents, exposed root, cracked teeth, chipped teeth, cavities, gum disease, and other situations, that may need to be addressed. So, by visiting your dentist you are taking the most central step in overcoming it.
Until you can come to the dentist, there are other things you can do to help your toothache. These include over-the-counter medications to reduce the pain, using a cool compress on your cheek, clove oil has been known to help, as well as ice cold drinks or mouthwash to help clear away any debris left in the area from food or other sources.
If you have a stubborn toothache or would like to set up an appointment, please call us today at 303-586-4034. Our staff is always happy to assist you and any oral health care needs you have.