Home Remedy for Toothache - What Can I
Looking for a
home remedy for toothache pain relief? Luckily, there are
many that have been used traditionally that can be helpful in giving
relief to toothaches.
in mind that a chronic toothache can be a sign of a problem with the
tooth or gum so it is recommended to check with a dentist to make sure
everything is fine.
There are many causes of this painful condition and
this article gives
you some information as to the possible causes of a toothache.
Below is a collection of traditionally home remedies to help treat
If the pain is
from food being stuck between the teeth, use a floss to remove it. This
is obvious but is worth mentioning.
tea bag is a traditional home remedy that has been use for centuries to
help give you relief from an aching tooth. Any type of tea bags can be used.
Directions: Place a
tea bag soaked in cold water on the tooth that hurts. Optionally, you
can use tea bag soaked in warm (but not hot) water.
pressure on the tea bag by biting down. Leave it in place for 20 to 30
minutes. The tea bag may be reused one or two times.
Salt Water Rinse
Salt water is
often used as a gargle to help treat a sore
but did you know it can be helpful for a toothache as
Make a warm salt water solution by mixing 1 tablespoon of table salt in
a cup of water. Rinse the tooth by swishing the salt water around for
30 seconds and then spit out. Do it as often as needed and after meals.
Just like a salt
water mouth rinse, a baking soda mouth rinse can be just as helpful. You
might want to consider doing a baking soda rinse first followed by a salt
Directions: Make a
baking soda solution by using a tablespoon in cup of warm water. Rinse
been reported to help reduce pain when applied to the tooth.
Cut the cucumber into cubes and place them against the tooth giving you
the problem. Use cold cucumber cubes as it will provide better pain relief.
been reports that vanilla extract can help with toothache in some
people. How well it works will really depend on the cause and the
severity of the tooth problem.
Soak a cotton-swab (Q-Tip) with vanilla extract and dab it on the
often found in first-aid kits at home. It is an effective disinfectant
that is shown to kill off bacteria and viruses.
Using a dropper, place one or two drops of iodine onto the problem
tooth. It is important that you
do not swallow it. After about 1 to 2 minutes, rinse the
mouth with water (or salt water).
Try the home remedy for toothache suggested above
first. Then consider using one of the many natural remedies for
pain is persistent, see a dentist to have the tooth looked at. Regular
dental checkup and proper brushing and flossing will go a long
way in preventing tooth and gum problems.
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