Christopher D. Kooning DMD, PC
(503) 675-4594





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Kooning Family Dentistry

We offer comprehensive dental services for the entire family. Our staff, along with Christopher Kooning, DMD are here to educate, offer tips and to oversee your oral health, offering preventive care, dental restorations, and cosmetic dentistry. Your oral health is important to everything we do, how we express ourselves, what we eat, and how we communicate. We want your mouth to show the best part of you, your smile.








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Kooning Family Dentistry

We offer comprehensive dental services for the entire family. Our staff, along with Christopher Kooning, DMD are here to educate, offer tips and to oversee your oral health, offering preventive care, dental restorations, and cosmetic dentistry. Your oral health is important to everything we do, how we express ourselves, what we eat, and how we communicate. We want your mouth to show the best part of you, your smile.








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(503) 675-4594
(503) 675-3503

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15962 Boones Ferry RdSuite 105
Lake Oswego
OR
97035


Managing Pain of an Erupting Tooth When You Get Older


Posted on 9/30/2017 by Kooning Family Dentistry
Tooth Eruption Kooning Family Dentistry OR 97035
When most people think about teething, they think children. However, when your molars come in during your teens, and your wisdom teeth around your early 20s, it is much more painful than what children often go through.

This pain can be managed by some, but for most people, it is incredibly difficult. Here are a few things that you can do to help better manage the pain when you have a new tooth trying to erupt into your mouth.

Tooth Eruption is a Painful Process

One of the best ways to keep the pain manageable during this process is to drink a lot of cold beverages. This helps minimize swelling, allows you to feel full longer, and helps numb the area slightly. If cold beverages are not helping, you can try eating healthy frozen foods, such as frozen yogurt instead.

Another way to manage the pain is to take over the counter pain relievers. This can be in pill form, such as an ibuprofen, or in gel form, just like you would use on a child's gums. This kicks in very quickly and helps to keep the pain levels lower.

Ice can also help if the tooth that is trying to erupt is near the surface of the gums. Placing ice on your cheek nearest the erupting tooth can help to decrease swelling and inflammation, and numb up the area slightly. Sometimes just a bit of relief is all you need.

If you have a tooth trying to erupt and it is causing you pain, contact us. We will take a look at the tooth and see what options we have to help minimize your pain. If the tooth is impacted, such as your wisdom tooth, we may recommend extracting it to help you avoid any further pain from the problem.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (503) 675-4594 today.

Christopher D. Kooning DMD, PC
(503) 675-4594


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15962 Boones Ferry Rd, Suite 105
Lake Oswego, OR 97035


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