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Carolina Center for Restorative Dentistry
Dr. Mayur Patel

How can I get rid of a toothache?

If you have a toothache, it means something is wrong, and you should seek dental care as soon as possible. Medications like Ibuprofen may work temporarily but do not address the underlying cause of your toothache.

Your prosthodontist and emergency dentist in Mt. Pleasant, SC, can diagnose and treat the issue, restoring your oral health and removing the pain.

Reasons You Might Have a Toothache

Untreated tooth decay spreads over time, compromising your tooth’s structure and causing pain. Another common culprit is tooth root infection. Without a root canal treatment to rid your tooth’s root of infection, you risk tooth loss and worsening discomfort.

In some cases, a dental care evaluation reveals nothing more than tooth sensitivity due to enamel wear or brushing too hard. In this case, your dentist may recommend special toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Our hygienist can also give you a refresher on proper brushing and flossing techniques.

If you have tooth pain or discomfort, we aim to learn why and treat the problem as soon as possible.

Tooth Pain Relief in Mt. Pleasant, SC

If you have tooth pain or other oral health issues causing discomfort, contact Carolina Center for Restorative Dentistry today to arrange an evaluation with Dr. Mayur Patel.

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