Did you experience pain right after the extraction of your wisdom tooth? Here are some tips for fast pain relief.
1. Take Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen or Aspirin as directed by your dentist
Ibuprofen is considered to be the best choice of pain relief medicine because not only can it lessen pain but it can also reduce the painful inflammation. Just make sure to consult your dentist on the dosage of the drug and how many times should you take it in a day or week.
2. Gargle with antiseptic mouthwash solution
Beyond brushing and flossing your teeth two to three times a day after meals, usage of antibacterial mouthwash is a great adjunct to prevent and treat certain mouth conditions. Anti bacterial mouthwash helps to promote good oral health. A healthy mouth will shorten your healing time after surgery.
3. Apply a cold compress on the affected cheek.
When directed by your dentist, during first day after surgery or afte an injury you can apply ice to the affected area.
You can certainly acquire instant relief from the internal inflammation if you will do this.
4. Anesthetized the affected teeth or tooth with a desensitizing solution
One of the widely used pain desensitizing agent for teeth is Orajel. On the other hand, this solution will not treat the cause of pain. It will numb the affected area for temporary pain relief. Follow directions carefully.