What To Do When It’s 5 Days After Tooth Extraction But Still In Pain

After an extraction, your dentist may mention that pain and discomfort may be expected for the first 2 to 3 days, depending on your pain tolerance. Swelling, bleeding, and risk for infection are readily prevented using prescribed medications and home care instructions. But what if you have been 5 days after tooth extraction but still in pain? What are the common causes of prolonged pain? Let us tackle why extended discomfort can be felt after tooth extraction, what to expect, and what to do about it.

Ways on How to Protect Teeth from Acid Reflux

The regurgitation of acid from your tummy back up to your mouth not only affects your esophagus causing chest pain or heartburn, but it can also cause problems to your oral health, particularly tooth erosion. Even the enamel, or the outermost covering of your teeth, is no match for this helpful digestive substance. So it is necessary for a person who experiences this should take probiotics for acid reflux to avoid these instances. Better yet, here are some effective ways on how to protect teeth from acid reflux, as advised by both dentists and doctors.

How To Ease Pain After Tooth Extraction? Essential Tricks And Remedies You Should Know

While most people know of tooth decay as the most common reason for extraction, there are numerous other reasons. But before you rush decisions, you should know what to expect after this procedure. After all, there could still be prolonged pain after getting your tooth extracted. Hence, knowing how to ease pain after tooth extraction and reinforcing your knowledge about this treatment will keep you away from these possible risks.

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