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How to Manage Pain After a Tooth Extraction

If one or more teeth has been removed by your dentist, the chances are that you are concerned about managing any subsequent pain. The good news is that this discomfort is generally mild and that there are numerous methods at your disposal. Let us look at a handful of effective options.

– Always follow the instructions associated with any pain medication prescribed by the dentist.

– Try to eat softer foods such as potatoes or applesauce.

– Ice packs placed around your jaw can help reduce pain and swelling.

“Avoid taking pain medications on an empty stomach.”

Additional pain management suggestions can be found below:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/tooth-extraction-aftercare-4-tips-for-speedy-recovery/

 

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.