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If the tooth hurts

Acute toothache cannot be ignored or endured. And the lack of competent treatment entails the development of serious complications. Pain is a warning signal of the body for the presence of failures in its work, arising as a result of irritation of certain receptors. In case of toothache, these are periodontal and pulp receptors. To cope with pain, it is imperative to find out the causes.

One of the most common causes of toothache is the presence of superficial or secondary caries, which causes partial or complete destruction of hard dental tissues and is accompanied by regular acute pain. At the initial stage of development, it proceeds without any particular symptoms. But gradually the teeth affected by caries begin to show increased sensitivity to various kinds of stimuli (chemical, mechanical, temperature).

Unpleasant pain is even a sip of hot tea, eaten ice cream or the usual procedure for brushing your teeth.

Untreated caries leads to inflammation of the nerve endings of the tooth – pulpitis, which is characterized by sharply arising, difficult to tolerate, prolonged paroxysmal pain. Such pain often radiates to the temple or ear. The treatment of pulpitis should not be postponed, since it can be the cause of the development of phlegmon, which threatens human life and health.

Periodontitis is a disease of the oral cavity caused by inflammation of the tissues near the roots of the teeth and accompanied by constant, throbbing pain, which makes itself felt with any mechanical effect (when pressed while brushing or chewing solid foods).

Damages of various origins
With the formation of cracks or chips on the enamel of the teeth, violations of the integrity of the gums, their sensitivity increases, and pain is inevitable.

Wisdom Teeth Growth
With the germination of wisdom teeth, the gingival space becomes inflamed and swollen, which causes tangible discomfort and severe pain.

Toothache Action Plan
Toothache is always taken aback and often dramatically changes all plans and daily routines. The main thing is not to panic, but to act measuredly and accurately.

Rinse the oral cavity with an antiseptic solution. Inspect her carefully.
Carefully, but thoroughly brush your teeth, removing the smallest food debris from the interdental spaces.
For temporary relief of pain, take painkillers.
Refrain from eating cold, hot, sour, salty foods, so as not to cause additional bouts of pain.
Make an appointment with the dentist. It should be remembered that a high temperature indicates the presence of serious inflammatory processes, in this case, you must immediately seek emergency dental care at the clinic or call a doctor at home.
Elimination of pain symptoms at home
Folk remedies and painkillers will only help temporarily eliminate the symptoms, but only an experienced dentist can completely eliminate the pain, eliminating the cause that caused it,

Effective recipes for traditional medicine
Frequent rinses with warm herbal decoctions. Rinsing the mouth with decoctions of sage, plantain, calendula or chamomile flowers have an anti-inflammatory, soothing and antiseptic effect. Salt or soda solution, prepared at the rate of 1 teaspoon of the substance per glass of warm water, is designed to disinfect the oral cavity, slow down the development of inflammation, eliminate swelling and relieve pain.
The use of essential oils. A cotton swab moistened with peppermint or clove essential oil and applied for a while to the sore spot will help relieve inflammation and reduce pain.
Cryotherapy. Put an ice cube wrapped in a napkin to a diseased tooth, an inflamed gum or cheek. Due to the process of tissue numbness, the pain will decrease. Cold also helps eliminate swelling.
Compress from propolis tincture has a disinfecting and analgesic effect.
The tannic properties of black tea contribute to pain relief. If you put a tea bag moistened with warm water in your tooth, after 20 minutes the pain will go away.
The use of natural antihistamines. Ground turmeric fried in a dry pan, applied to the affected area, by blocking histamine receptors will help eliminate puffiness.
Antiseptic and analgesic effect of natural volatile. Dry onion husk pour a glass of boiling water, let it brew. Pour the prepared liquid into the mouth and hold for 10-20 minutes. To obtain a qualitative analgesic effect, the procedure must be repeated 2-3 times.
The presented funds are absolutely safe and practically do not cause allergic reactions.

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