Today I’m going to show you some quick easy home remedies for Toothache!
These remedies will help you to relieve some of the pain and swelling. The home remedies below should also help with some of the other symptoms of your toothache.
However if your toothache persists for more than a couple of days. Then you should see a dentist. Your dentist will guide you on how to relieve the symptoms and stop future pain.
Also note that you should see the dentist before using home remedies if you have a medical condition. This includes being pregnant and or breastfeeding. Because herbal remedies can affect medications.
Best Home Remedies for Toothache
1.Rinse with hot salt water – This is very simple. Take glass of hot water and put a teaspoon of stir and salt. Gargle the fluid to flush the area around the tooth and remove any food residue. That is all.
2.Garlic – Take a clove of garlic, crush it and paste them directly in the tooth. Garlic has properties of an analgesic, and that can help to reduce pain(1).
3.Cold compress to cheek – At the gas put a few ice cubes and place them as a coating on the cheek on the same side where the ailing tooth. Ice will help to tolerate pain more efficiency. Please don’t put ice directly on the tooth! That may help you instantly but with this procedure you doing worse.
4.Clove – Oil of cloves is one of the most popular toothache home remedy. Is very easy for using, apply a few drops on the teeth. Please be careful to not swallow. If you don’t have oil, you can use cloves. Take one or two cloves, put them in the mouth to soften, and gently pinch them with your teeth to miss a little of their oil(2).
5.Keep your head raised up – Raising the head will relieve the pressure in the area around the tooth. That can alleviate the pain.
6.Chewing gum for a broken tooth – This may sound strange, but will work fine. If you have broken tooth, cover that area with softly chewed gum. Be careful, gum need to be without sugar to reduce pain. Sugar gum can actually made more damage.
7.Bag of tea – On the tooth put a used tea bag. Tea bag need to be still hot to have impact. This is a popular folk remedy and believed that helps against a toothache.
8.Rinse with 3% hydrogen – Use three percent solution of hydrogen when you have pain. Hydrogen can remove all food residue and also can relieve the pain. Gargle the hydrogen and spit it out. Please don’t swallow!. Also Hydrogen peroxide can harm your gums if overused(3).
9.Painkillers – Of course, there is cases when pain is unbearable. You can eliminate with Aspirin or other medicines for this purpose.
BONUS ADVICE: Don’t using Aspirin or other painkillers on tooth. Many people do that, and that is actually wrong. Aspirin can damage tissue and even can cause a burning sensation.