Your Health For Tag "oral pain"

  • How to keep toothaches from being a pain to your business
    Feb. 5, 2020

    How to keep toothaches from being a pain to your business

    General oral health

    Distracted workers cost American businesses millions of dollars every year. And there’s little that’s more distracting than the pain of a toothache. Get to know more about toothaches so you can help save your employees some pain and keep them productive.

  • An alternative to opioids for dental discomfort
    Oct. 2, 2019

    An alternative to opioids for dental discomfort

    General oral health

    To fight the opioid crisis in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services recently provided almost $2 billion in funding to expand access to treatment and make more effective use of data.[1] The dental community is also doing its part to help combat the issue.

  • Keep an Emergency Kit Handy for Dental Injuries
    Jul. 18, 2017

    Keep an Emergency Kit Handy for Dental Injuries

    General oral health

    The warm summer weather inspires people to get outside to enjoy swimming and sports. While fun, these activities also have the potential to cause dental injuries for both kids and adults. It's important to keep dental emergency information, such as dental benefits and dentist phone numbers, handy for yourself and childcare providers in case you... More »

  • Dentist vs. Doctor: Who To See for Tooth Troubles
    Jan. 16, 2014

    Dentist vs. Doctor: Who To See for Tooth Troubles

    General oral health

    Do you have pulsing pain in your tooth that won't go away? Don't go to an emergency room – see a dentist. It's cost-effective and a better treatment option. But a lot of Americans aren’t listening to that advice. In a study titled, Costly Dental Destination, released last year by the Pew Center of the... More »

  • It's a Sore Spot: How to Handle Canker and Cold Sores
    Dec. 17, 2013

    It's a Sore Spot: How to Handle Canker and Cold Sores

    General oral health

    There's no denying it: Canker and cold sores can be a pain. Here's what they are – and how to deal with them. A canker sore is a small ulcer inside the mouth that typically goes away in about a week. Not much is known about the cause of canker sores, but stress and fatigue... More »