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If a toothache begins, then you know you are in for a long day or night. Knowing how to treat or overcome your toothache could take the pain away and help you get back to your life. Here at Oak Grove Dental in Concord, California, our team is enthusiastic about helping you overcome oral health problems like toothaches, which is why we have provided you this basic information on how to care for them.

When it comes to a throbbing toothache, remember the first thing to do is to always talk to your dentist, Dr. Eric Eidbo right away. That is so your dentist can discover the cause and source of the problem. Toothaches are caused by several things such as accidents, exposed root, cracked or chipped teeth, cavities, gum disease, and other situations, that may need to be addressed. So, by visiting your dentist quickly you are taking the most important step in overcoming it.

Until you are able to come into the dentist office, there are other things you can do to help your toothache. These include taking over-the-counter medications to reduce the pain, using a cool compress on your cheek, clove oil has been known to help, as well as ice cold drinks or mouthwash to help clear away any debris left in the area from food or other sources.

If you have questions about your toothache or feel it is time for a dental checkup, please come in today and make an appointment or give us a call at 925-685-2286. Our team cares about your smile and wants to help you and your smile stay in tip-top shape for years to come.