NBA star, and legend in the making, Dwayne Wade, was forced to miss a few games due to a dental procedure that required having a fractured root extracted. The only reason Wade knew about this was because he made the trip to the dentist.
Too often we put off that which we know we should do. If you have a tooth pain, stop trying to solve it with kits being sold at local pharmacies. Call up Dr. Biderman, and have them schedule you an appointment right away.
Read more about it here: https://theathletic.com/27707/2016/11/30/dwyane-wade-questionable-against-lakers-after-undergoing-tooth-extraction/