I've got several teeth that have been causing a lot of pain recently. Two back teeth have holes in them from decay (smoking, sugar) and since those teeth are on either side of my mouth, I can't chew anything. I've been eating things like mashed potatoes and yogurt/bananas for this reason. I've also got several teeth with no physical signs of decay causing me a lot of pain.
Thing is, my insurance does not cover the costs needed to help/fix my teeth. I'm thinking about getting the two broken pulled since they'll do that under insurance- but what happens when others that hurt now start to fall apart? I cannot afford anything they can do not covered by my insurance.
I've tried medications- Amoxicillin, Cephalex, Erythromycin, ibuprofen & tylenol. I've tried Orajel, Anbesol, Kanka and Dentek. I cannot take any narcotic pain medications, as I still currently live with my mother (I am 22) and she won't give them to me; had a "problem" with them a few years back.
So what can I do? Toothaches are causing my entire jaw/head to ache anymore. :/