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What are dental causes of toothaches and how are they treated?

Common dental causes of toothaches include dental cavities, dental abscess, gum disease, irritation of the tooth root, cracked tooth syndrome, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, impaction, and eruption.

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Comment from: Suzy, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 10

I have two cracked bottom teeth. The pain is unreal. I have been on two different types of antibiotics. I take two Tylenol every 3-4 hours with extra strength Advil gel caps and rub the area with clove oil and wait for the pain to subside until the 4 hour mark.

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Comment from: Galul, 45-54 (Patient) Published: April 02

I'm taking antibiotic clindamycin, which doesn't seem to be working at all for the pain of my root infection. I've used Orajel and ibuprofen nothing works. Note: my infection is located under the root in a molar that had a root canal for more than 19 years.

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