Spring break is coming up. So are Easter, Passover and Kwanza. Most public and private schools are off. College students are getting ready for their spring break destinations. Everyone, from young to old, is excited about the upcoming months of warm weather and the knowledge that summer is just around the corner. Spring break – the first vacation of the New Year for many. Even though this is all very exciting, it is still important to remember to keep an eye on what you are doing and how it will effect your health. Many times on vacation people go a little crazy, or eat things that they shouldn’t, and this all has an effect on their overall health – this includes their dental health! You do not want to deal with any dental concerns while you are away, especially if you have traveled to another country, far from your regular dentist.
Toothaches are painful and often times mind numbing. The pain can be so bad that you cannot focus on anything else; whether it is work, school, friends or family. Most, if not all, people experience toothaches in varying degrees, but thanks to modern dental care and technology we experience less often than our ancestors did. Now, even though we experience these pains less often than our ancestors did, it does not mean that they are any less intense and painful. To help deal with the pain until you can get to your dentist try one of these easy solutions to help you get by.