Should I go to the ER for tooth pain?
In most cases, a visit to the emergency room or an urgent care center will result in a prescription for some painkillers and/or antibiotics.
To avoid an unexpected trip to the ER for a toothache, you should see a dentist once you begin to experience pain.
Can I go to hospital for tooth pain?
Dr. Troy Madsen: If you’re at a point where it’s not just tooth pain but you’ve got a lot of swelling on the side of your face, if it’s extending down into your neck, certainly if it’s causing any trouble breathing, absolutely go to the ER. That’s a situation where we need to see you emergently.
What helps unbearable tooth pain?
OTC Pain Relievers
Dentists suggest acetaminophen for children. For adults, take your pick of over-the-counter medicines, like ibuprofen. If you choose aspirin, swallow it — don’t put it right on the tooth or your gums! That folk remedy doesn’t work and might harm the inside of your mouth.
Can you go to the hospital for wisdom tooth pain?
Emergency tooth extraction is rarely necessary, but you may need to have a root canal treatment to save your tooth. Partially erupted wisdom teeth can be a cause of swelling, pain, tenderness, and an unpleasant taste. If you experience symptoms in the area of a wisdom tooth, see your dentist for evaluation immediately.14 Sep 2014