Dr. Dt. Beril Karagenç Batal gave important information about the subject. Pain is a long-term and severe pain felt in any part of the body. We can also say that it is a mechanism that warns the person against internal or external harmful factors. Even if the person has control of the body, we can only perceive the feeling of pain in some tissues. And we can say that this pain is also a messenger. In cases such as an infection, organ disorder, foreign body problems, the first sign is pain. Why does toothache happen at night? What are the effects of toothache on the person? What to do for toothache at night? What should not be done for toothache at night?
Why does toothache happen at night?
Large cavities on teeth deepen as time progresses. With this progression, it reaches the vessels and nerves inside the teeth. Root canals become infected. This inflammation spreads to the canals and the bones around the root. As the blood pressure in the head and neck increases at night, the effects of bacteria and inflammation in the surrounding tissues are felt harder. The mechanism that repairs our body works more actively at night. As cell activation increases in “damaged” areas such as inflammation and bruises, pressure and pain develop as a result. This pulsating pain can even wake a person from sleep.
What are the effects of toothache on the person?
Dental problems, as a mechanism, cause more severe effects than standard pains in the human body. Therefore, it is regarded as a situation that is rightly feared. Another factor is that it does not respond to pain reliever tablets. Pain relievers often don't work. Toothache that starts at night causes insomnia. It disrupts concentration during the day. Apart from being an unpleasant sensation in the area of pain, it also adversely affects the circulatory system, respiration and psychology. It prevents you from focusing on daily activities and work. As it continues for a long time, it may occur in the workforce.
What to do for toothache at night?
It is necessary to consult a dentist as soon as possible for night pains characterized by canal infections caused by deep caries. Infected tissues need to be cleaned. But most of the time it cannot be intervened immediately. It may be necessary to use antibiotics or different drugs before the procedure. It may be necessary to wait for suitable conditions to occur in order to stop the pain. Contrary to what was believed in the past, having our aching teeth removed immediately should be considered as the last resort.
What should not be done for toothache at night?
Applying substances such as aspirin, raki, and cologne to the aching tooth area will not bring it to phase and may damage the surrounding tissues. Time can be gained with painkillers to relieve the pain, but it is necessary to consult a dentist as soon as possible for definite and effective solutions.