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If you ever experienced the pain of a toothache, you know that it can stop anyone in their tracks when it comes to your normal routine. Understanding the cause of a toothache and being able to find timely treatment is essential when it comes to dealing with this oral dilemma. At Richard J. Gawarzewski DMD, PA in Berlin, New Jersey, we care about your oral health and are pleased to give you some basic information to help you treat your toothache pain.

When should you see your dentist? When it comes the suffering with a painful tooth, first thing line of defense is to visit your dentist, Dr. Richard J. Gawarzewski as soon as possible. This will ensure the proper diagnosis and the proper treatment to prevent further damage or problems which could arise. It is also important to clean your mouth to remove seeds or other small debris which might be stuck in your gums or between your teeth. Flossing carefully and thoroughly can help remove any foreign matter irritating the tooth. 

What can you do at home? It is also important to clean your mouth to remove seeds or other small debris which might be stuck in your gums or between your teeth. Flossing carefully and thoroughly can help remove any foreign matter irritating the tooth. To help relieve the pain associated with a toothache, you can place a cool compress on your cheek near the affected tooth. This will help to relieve the dull, painful to help you get through the day. It can also help to use an over-the-counter pain reliever to assist with swelling and pain until you can be seen by your dentist.

Are you currently struggling with a sore tooth? If you are experiencing any pain or have oral concerns you would like to address, please do not hesitate to call our team today at 856-767-0053 for assistance. We are always here to help you experience a healthy, happy smile!