Do you suffer from tooth pain? There can be a number of reasons for tooth pain including:● Sensitive teeth, which can be the result of the enamel on your teeth wearing down creating sensitivity to hot and cold. It could also be a gum disease. Gums that have shrunk away from your teeth exposing the roots can create sensitive teeth.● Damage to a tooth, which can be the result of numerous things from cavities to a cracked tooth that exposes the sensitive inner layers of your tooth● Grinding your teeth at night, which results in the enamel be worn down or cracking● Wisdom tooth may be causing pain.● Or could it be referred pain? Pain from another area of your body causing tooth pain.
Regardless of what is causing it, you should contact a dentist as soon as possible.
If you are unable to see a dentist immediately, here are some ideas to reduce the pain:● Use over the counter medication such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen.● Keep your head elevated● Avoid eating acidic foods or hard foods before bed● Rinse your mouth with either saltwater rinse or an antiseptic mouth wash ● An icepack applied to the area. There are some natural remedies that you can find on the internet that may also be of assistance.