Home Remedies For Toothache?

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The best recommendation for a throbbing, pounding toothache due to an irritation of the nerve endings at the root of the affected tooth is to immediately see an emergency dentist for emergency dental care. But you can also use these home remedies to bring you some temporary relief before you get to see the dentist. While some of these home remedies may work a little, you must be diligent to go see an emergency dentist ASAP because only a dentist can determine the root cause of the toothache to provide informed and lasting treatment.

Salt WaterGargle

Salt water cleanses and loosens debris. Stir1 tablespoon of kitchen salt intoa glass of warm water, and then rinse or gargle repeatedly for about 30 seconds at a time before spitting out. This will help to pull out the nerve-irritating fluids from the affected gums and thus lessen the pain.

To use these oils, dab a small amount of any of them onto a cotton swabor cotton ball. Then apply to the affected area. You can dilute the oil with a few drops of a carrier oil, like olive oil. You can also mix with water and use to rinse your mouth. Do this repeatedly within the day.

Using Garlic

Garlic contains a chemical known as allicin which contains an antibiotic that hinders the growth of bacteria. Crush the garlic, make a paste with a bit of salt added into it, and apply to the affected area. Or you can chew on the garlic cloves.

Using Peppermint Teabags, PeppermintLeavesOrPeppermintExtract

Peppermint reduces soreness and swelling. You can chew on the leaves. If the leaves are dry, just holding them inside your mouth in the painful area can help. You can apply a cooled wet teabag to the affected area to numb the throbbing area for about 20-30 minutes. You can also swish some cold peppermint tea in your mouth for a few minutes.

Using Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic qualities, and because of its acidic nature it can also hinder the growth of bacteria. Just soak a cotton swab or cotton ball in some apple cider vinegar and apply to the affected tooth.

Using IceOrColdCompress

Cold signals sent to the brain can override the pain signals going to the brain from your toothache. A cold compress also constricts swollen blood vessels in the area. So, wrap an ice cube in a plastic bag or in a thin cloth and place it gently on the throbbing area (on the cheek over the aching tooth) to relieve pain befit you make it to the emergency dentist for emergency dental care,.

Using HydrogenPeroxide

Are you also experiencing feverish conditions along with the toothache? Kill the bacteria with a mouthful of about 3% hydrogen peroxide solution. Swish, spit out and rinse with clean water. This will help relieve pain and inflammation. It is proven to be more effective than saline solution.

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