Best Practices for Best Practices: How to manage toothache pain

Sept. 15, 2021
Have you ever had a toothache at an inopportune time? If so, you’re not alone. Dr. David Rice explains how to get toothache pain relief in three easy steps.

Toothaches. You ever had one? On a weekend? After hours, when the dental practice you go to is closed and the dentist is really hard to get ahold of? How do you get toothache pain relief in such instances?

If you’ve ever had a toothache at an inopportune time, you’re not alone. The question is, how do you manage the pain until you can get in to see your dentist?

Here’s some expert advice in three quick lessons.

Editor’s note: This video first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe to Through the Loupes.

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered, restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks. Contact him at [email protected].