How To Ease The Pain Of A Toothache While Waiting For Your Dentist's Appointment
Since toothaches are usually caused by infections in the tooth root, it's important to see your dentist promptly if you're experiencing one. But those hours (or even days) while you wait for your appointment can be excruciating! Here are some tips to manage the pain until it's time for your dentist appointment. Take an NSAID-class pain reliever. Not all over-the-counter pain relievers are created equal. For a toothache, you want to take one that is classified as an NSAID, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.