Q. Kindly explain the methods to treat toothache permanently.

Answered by
Dr. Beryl Fredrick
and medically reviewed by Dr. Hemalatha
Published on Jan 16, 2020 and last reviewed on: Jan 21, 2020

Hi doctor,

I have severe toothache and worm teeth. Please let me know the medicines I need to be used to cure it permanently.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern.

Unfortunately, there is no medicine to cure tooth decay without dental treatment.

Tooth has three layers, outer enamel, dentin, and innermost never layer. When decay starts in the enamel layer, it does not show any symptoms other than a visible black spot on the tooth. At this stage, a simple tooth filling can be done. But if left untreated, it progresses through the dentin and when it reaches nerve layer it starts to give out the pain. This is when a simple filling cannot be done. A root canal treatment and crown procedure will be the only option to save the tooth.

Taking painkillers will help control the pain but it does nothing to cure the decay. It can only be manually treated by removing them. Please visit your dentist and start treatment immediately. I hope this helps.

For further queries, I would be happy to help. Good day!


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