Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

1500 Tara Hills Drive, Suite 100 Pinole, CA 94564(510) 724-4400

 

 

            

Toothaches

Patient Resources:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: http://www.mychildrensteeth.org

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry: http://www.abpd.org

American Dental Association Desktop Site: http://www.mouthhealthy.org

American Dental Association Mobile Site: http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/?device=Mobile

American Academyof Pediatrics: http://www2.aap.org/oralhealth/SOPDOH.html

Healthy Smiles Guidebook

It is important to get an evaluation from one of our dentists as soon as possible if your child has intraoral pain. Please call our office ahead of time so we may reserve the most effient appointment time for you. If ignored, dental pain may lead to larger problems in some cases.

If your child has a toothache, rinse the irritated area with warm salt water. Gently use dental floss or an interdental cleaner to ensure that there is no food or other debris caught between your child's teeth. Place a cold compress on the face if it is swollen.

Acetaminophen is effective for any pain. Never place aspirin directly on the teeth or gums. Some people try placing an aspirin or other kind of pain killer on a painful tooth, but this is not a sound practice. These kinds of substances can actually burn your gum tissue.

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Gary D. Sabbadini, D.D.S.

1500 Tara Hills Drive, Suite 100 Pinole, CA 94564