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Tooth Pain IN Calgary NW, AB

Emergency Dentist for Tooth Pain

At Peak Dental Group, we understand how debilitating tooth pain can be. Our dedicated team of experienced emergency dentists in Calgary is here to provide you with prompt and effective relief. Whether you're experiencing sharp, throbbing pain or a dull, persistent ache, we offer same-day appointments to address your dental emergencies. Our goal is to alleviate your discomfort and treat the underlying cause of your tooth pain swiftly and efficiently.

Causes of Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Tooth Decay: Cavities can penetrate the tooth enamel, leading to sensitivity and pain.
  • Gum Disease: Inflammation and infection of the gums can cause significant discomfort and pain.
  • Tooth Abscess: An untreated cavity or injury can lead to a severe infection, resulting in intense pain.
  • Tooth Fracture: A cracked or broken tooth can expose the inner layers of the tooth, causing pain.
  • Bruxism: Grinding or clenching your teeth can wear down enamel and lead to tooth pain.
  • Impacted Wisdom Teeth: When wisdom teeth don't have enough space to emerge properly, they can cause pain and swelling.
  • Sinus Infection: Sinus pressure can sometimes be felt as tooth pain, especially in the upper teeth.

Quick Solutions for Tooth Pain

While it's crucial to see a dentist for a thorough evaluation, here are some quick solutions to alleviate tooth pain temporarily:

  • Rinse with Warm Salt Water: A salt water rinse can help reduce inflammation and cleanse the affected area.
  • Over-the-Counter Pain Relief: Medications like ibuprofen or acetaminophen can provide temporary relief.
  • Cold Compress: Applying a cold compress to the outside of your cheek can help reduce swelling and numb the pain.
  • Clove Oil: Applying a small amount of clove oil to the affected area can provide temporary relief due to its numbing properties.
  • Avoid Hard Foods: Stick to soft foods and avoid chewing on the side of your mouth where the pain is located.

When to Call for an Appointment

It's essential to contact Peak Dental Group if you experience any of the following:

  • Severe, persistent tooth pain that lasts more than a day or two
  • Pain accompanied by fever or swelling
  • Pain when biting or chewing
  • A toothache that spreads to your jaw, neck, or ear
  • Noticeable signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, or discharge around the tooth or gums
  • A cracked, chipped, or broken tooth
  • An unexplained, sharp pain when eating or drinking hot, cold, or sweet foods

Don't let tooth pain disrupt your daily life. Contact Peak Dental Group today to schedule an emergency appointment and get the relief you need from our compassionate and skilled dental professionals.

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