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Toothache

Get fast relief from toothache in Perth with the experienced professionals at Winthrop Village Dental. Our dental team is ready to diagnose the cause of your discomfort and provide effective treatment options, ensuring your dental pain is addressed promptly and professionally.

What Is a Toothache?

A toothache is a painful sensation in or around a tooth, often caused by various dental issues such as cavities, infections, gum disease, cracked teeth, or dental trauma. It can range from mild discomfort to severe, throbbing pain and may be accompanied by swelling or sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures.

What to Expect at Your Visit

Experiencing a toothache can be extremely painful and distressing, but there are several treatment alternatives accessible to relieve the discomfort and address the root cause of the problem.

Timely intervention is vital to avert additional complications and ensure your oral health remains at its best. Severe toothache doesn’t stand a chance with our expert dental team in Perth.

Diagnosis

The initial stage in addressing a toothache is to identify the root cause, which might necessitate a dental examination and X-rays to detect dental conditions like cavities, gum disease, or a tooth abscess.

Pain relief

During this time, you can alleviate the pain by using non-prescription pain relievers like Ibuprofen or Panadol. Additionally, applying a cold compress to the affected area can reduce inflammation and provide a numbing effect to alleviate discomfort.

Treatment of the underlying cause

After determining the source of the toothache, we will suggest the suitable course of action, which might entail filling a cavity, tooth extraction, or addressing gum disease as needed.

Antibiotics

In some cases, we may prescribe antibiotics to treat an infection or prevent the spread of bacteria.

Prevention

In order to avoid future toothaches, it is essential to uphold proper oral hygiene practices, which include brushing your teeth twice daily, daily flossing, and maintaining regular dental check-ups and cleanings.

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Top-Notch Care for Your Toothache

At Winthrop Village Dental Centre, we offer expert care for treating toothaches with precision and compassion. Our experienced team begins by identifying the root cause of your discomfort through thorough examinations and diagnostic tools. Once the source is pinpointed, we provide tailored treatment options, which may involve procedures like cavity fillings, extractions, or gum disease treatments. We also offer immediate pain relief solutions while addressing the underlying issue. If you’re facing a dental emergency, our emergency dentist in Perth is ready to help.

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Can a Toothache Go Away on Its Own?

A toothache may sometimes alleviate on its own, but it’s crucial not to rely on this happening.

A toothache typically indicates an underlying dental issue, such as a cavity, infection, or gum problem, which will not resolve without treatment. While the pain may temporarily subside, the underlying problem can worsen over time, leading to more severe pain and complications.

It’s always advisable to seek professional dental care to identify the cause of the toothache and receive appropriate treatment to address the issue effectively. Toothache in Perth can be excruciating, but at Winthrop Village Dental, we provide immediate relief.

Home Remedies for Toothaches

Home remedies can provide temporary relief for a toothache until you can see a dentist for proper treatment. Some effective options include:

  1. Saltwater Rinse: Mix half a teaspoon of salt in warm water and use it as a mouthwash. Gargle and swish the solution around the affected area for 30 seconds before spitting it out. This can help reduce inflammation and cleanse the area.
  2. Cold Compress: Apply a cold compress on the outside of your cheek over the painful area for 15 minutes at a time. It can help numb the pain and reduce swelling.
  3. Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers: Non-prescription pain relievers like Ibuprofen or Panadol can help manage the pain. Follow the recommended dosage instructions.
  4. Clove Oil: Soak a cotton ball in clove oil and gently apply it to the sore tooth or gum. Clove oil contains natural numbing properties that can alleviate pain.

When a dental emergency strikes, rely on Winthrop Village Dental to alleviate your toothache in Perth.

What our patients say

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Love this practice. I visit Jake who is always very understanding of my nervousness about visiting any dentist. He talks me through each process and makes me feel at ease ensuring I am comfortable each time. This is my preferred Dentist, I won’t go anywhere else!

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We have seen multiple dentists at this practice and we are always very pleased with the service from them. The team are kind and gentle, with good attention to detail. Even though my wife had a tricky case, the dentist explained the treatment very patiently and worked hard to help her fix her problem. I highly recommend coming here for your dental needs!

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I booked in to have my wisdom teeth removed and was super happy with the whole process. I was very nervous to have it done but Dr Jake Mitra and all the staff were really great and made me feel very comfortable. Won't be going to any other dentists for now on!

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Thanks again Jake for once more restoring my teeth to as new condition. The work you do in my case is close to magic and I am making the effort here to record same.Your continued search to keep up with the most modern of dental approaches has certainly been to my advantage and will be of benefit to all your patients.

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I’ve been coming here for several years to see Dr Jake Mitra and the service and expertise is exceptional. Very friendly staff and great atmosphere. Highly recommended!

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Winthrop Village Dental

Address: Shop 22, 131 Somerville Boulevard, Winthrop 6150

Tel: (08) 9312 1388

Opening Hours:

Monday 8am – 5pm
Tuesday 8am – 5pm
Wednesday 8am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 7pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 1pm

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