Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can be due to various causes like tooth decay, abscesses, fractured teeth, altered bites due to malaligned teeth, bruxism, abrupt biting of hard food items, gum disease, and impacted teeth. Malaligned teeth put pressure on a particular set of teeth during chewing, causing pain only in those teeth. Whatever is the condition causing the tooth pain, correcting it can only relieve the tooth pain permanently.

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I am undergoing aligner treatment, and I have sudden pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently undergoing aligners treatment. I have had it for quite a few months, so I am used to the general soreness and tightness; however, I woke up today with one tooth being incredibly painful, almost unbearable even after taking tablet Panadol. Is there anything I can do to h...  Read Full »

Dr. Mayank Khandelwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You seem to have an issue with the particular tooth and not the aligner you mentioned; the fitting is normal without much effort. Looking at the symptoms, you have most likely a periodontium (bone lesions) or cavity issue. You have developed a cavity in your tooth th...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain after getting an extraction and taking painkillers?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a cleft lip and palate patient. I have gone through a tooth extraction four days back. I am still suffering from severe pain. My dentist prescribed tablet Chymoral Forte and tablet Zerodol for pain relief, but it is of no help. So, please suggest some way to get relief from pain....  Read Full »

Dr. Mayank Khandelwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to know a few details more on this incident. 1) Which one and why was the tooth extracted? 2) Cavity, pain, swelling, or other reasons? 3) Was any medication given to you before extraction to reduce infection, if present? 4) Was it a painless extraction...  Read Full »

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