Wisdom Teeth Pain Relief

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Wisdom Teeth Pain Relief

If you are experiencing wisdom teeth pain, it is advisable to see a dentist as soon as possible, since there may be a number of causes relating to this. In the meantime, here are a few methods you can use to temporarily relieve your suffering.

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A dentist might prescribe you an antibiotic to relieve an infection that may be causing this. For an over-the-counter solution, ibuprofen may be the best option to reduce the swelling that may be causing the pain.

Rinse Option

Salt water is a good temporary solution to various ailments, wisdom teeth pain being on of them.

Numbing Agent

There are a few brands of numbing agents out there, such as Orajel, to assist those with dental pain. These offer a quick, temporary fix.

External Option

Wrapping ice in a rag and applying it to the outside of your jaw may also have a somewhat numbing effect, and can potentially reduce swelling. Do not use ice inside your mouth, though.

Wisdom Teeth Pain Relief

Permanent Solution

For a permanent solution, visit your dental care provider who may need to remove or repair your wisdom teeth, depending on the cause of pain infliction.

Wisdom Teeth Pain Relief

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