If you have a broken or chipped tooth, seek an immediate appointment with your dentist. This kind of dental problem may lead to severe pain and discomfort and must be treated immediately. Broken molars often occur due to deep tooth decay and sometimes after chewing hard food.
Prompt treatment will prevent your tooth from getting infected and will help us help you save your tooth.
How to treat severe pain from a broken tooth?
A broken tooth may often give rise to severe pain and discomfort. A large crack or break in a tooth exposes the nerve.
If you cannot immediately see a dentist, here are some measures you can take to lessen the pain from a broken tooth:
- You can buy over-the-counter pain relievers like Ibuprofen and rinse your mouth with warm salt water thrice daily.
- Buy a Dental Emergency kit from the Pharmacy to cover any rough edges of the tooth to avoid the sharp edges from cutting the inside of your mouth.
- Eats foods oft and do not use your broken tooth to eat so that you can avoid further damage.
- Get a dental appointment as soon as possible.