Tooth Pain

September 14, 2017

Types of tooth pain
1. Tooth pain with decay.
2. Tooth pain without decay.
Tooth pain with decay.
Generally when the caries are approaching pulp they do not cause pain but cause sensitivity to cold and sweets.
If they invade pulp then they cause spontaneous pain on chewing.
HOME REMEDY to tooth with decay.
Clean the cavity with a toothpick to remove the entrapped food.
Do salt water swishing by taking half of tea spoon salt in a cup of lukewarm water and then spit.
Place a cotton pellet in the cavity.
Holding a clover underneath that tooth will relieve temporarily pain.
Avoid things such as pricking by needles.

CLINICAL REMEDY

The best treatment to cure the tooth decay with pain is by doing root canal treatment (RTC) and covering the same with a crown.

TOOTH PAIN WITHOUT DECAY

Types of tooth pain without decay.
Pain due to gum problem
Wisdom teeth pain

PAIN DUE TO GUM PROBLEMS

Check whether gums are swollen or bleeding.
Generally gums swell due to poor oral hygiene and accumulation of plaque.
Dont panic after seeing bleeding from gums. Bleeding is just a sign of inflammation and subsides after recovery.

HOME REMEDY FOR GUM PROBLEMS

Do salt water swishing by taking half tea spoon of salt in lukewarm water and spit the same.
Thoroughly brush the teeth in vertical strokes with a soft brush. Gums will bleed but it will relieve the pain (always avoid horizontal brushing technique).
Avoid using pins and needles to clean the tooth.
Holding a clover underneath that tooth will relieve the pain temporarily.
CLINICAL REMEDY

For gum problems.
Clean the region the two teeth using a dental floss.

WISDOM TEETH PAIN

Check whether wisdom teeth is erupting.

HOME REMEDY FOR WISDOM TOOTH PAIN

If there is a mass of gum partially covering the tooth and there is food entrappment follow the procedure below.
Clean the area where the food is entrapped using a tooth pick.
Do salt water swishing by taking half tea spoon of salt in lukewarm water and spit the same.
Apply glycerine in that area or massage the area using glycerine.

CLINICAL REMEDY FOR WISDOM TOOTH PAIN

If there is swelling in the area of the wisdom tooth and you are not able to open your mouth, then cosultation to the dentist is mandoratory as most of the wisdom teeth are angulated.

Posted in Self Diagnosis by Ruthleah Ngombi