Toothache in 6 Items

Toothache in 6 Items

What is Teething?

It is the sharp and sudden pain caused by the teeth against heat, cold, sweet, sour foods, brushing and even touching. It is a very common situation.

What are the Causes of Tooth Aching?

Old filled teeth, broken and cracked teeth, tooth decay, gingival recession, toothbrush abrasion, erosion lesions, post-filling sensitivity, side effects from drug use, whitening sensitivity, teeth grinding and clenching disorders can be listed as the causes of toothache.

Is it necessary to consult a dentist for toothache?

Toothache is a sign of dental disease called tooth sensitivity. Therefore, without neglecting it, you should go to a dentist immediately and have the teeth checked. After the examination, the necessary treatments should be done and the recommendations given should be followed. This is very important for the health of the teeth.

How does Teething go?If there is no caries problem, using regular sensitive (for sensitive teeth) toothpaste, soft toothbrush and dental floss for a certain period of time can eliminate the tingling problem. Those who have caries problem should have it treated first. Depending on the condition of the tooth decay, methods such as fluoride, filling, root canal treatment and veneer are used.

What are the herbal methods for toothache?

Miswak, cold compress with ice applied to the cheek, clove oil and garlic can be said as herbal methods for toothache. If you pour 4-5 drops of clove oil on a small piece of cotton and then squeeze it between your teeth, your teeth will go numb in half an hour. Also, if you can’t find clove oil, chewing cloves can be good for toothache.

Gargling with a glass of water mixed with 4-5 spoons of salt every day can also prevent your teeth from tingling. Although we do not recommend the use of garlic before the doctor’s control, you can reduce the pain in the abscessed teeth by keeping them on your teeth.

How long does the toothache last after the operation in the tooth?

This situation differs from person to person. It may vary according to the pain threshold and tolerance of the person. It also varies according to the procedure performed (root canal treatment, filling, tooth cutting, etc.) or the type of operation (enamel filling, deep dentin filling, root canal treatment, root canal treatment with lesions). This period can be from a few hours to a week.


Camlica Hospital

Chief Physician Dt. Tarcan TOPCUOGLU