There can be many causes for tooth pain, including dental decay, an injury or infection. If you have tooth pain, read on to find your symptoms, possible causes and treatment options. One of the oldest pains known to humans is toothache. The first cavemen suffered from it, and they did not have dentists to help, and they instead, relied on natural remedies. Remedies are efficient and easily made-so it is reason why people aren’t giving them up yet. Main reason that we use natural remedies is to help us when toothache happen, is our fear of going to the dentist-we fear the invasive method. Still, we must go to the dentist, but until appointment we can relieve the toothache.
- Clove oil
Clove oil is full of eugeno which is natural anesthetic that works great.. You need to put some drops it on a cotton ball and apply it on painful tooth – it will temporarily numb the area. But, you must be careful not to let clove oil contact sensitive areas or tongue as you can experience pain.
- Peppermint tea bags
Peppermint – most popular ways to relieve toothache due to its numbing properties and the calming effect. Apply either a cooled peppermint tea bag on the affected tooth, or freeze tea bag and then apply it on the painful area. This solution is temporary – the pain should be back after an hour or so.
- Bourbon-soaked cotton ball
Note: this treatment is for adults only!
Bourbon has strong numbing properties. Dip a cotton ball in bourbon, apply on painful tooth. Temporary relieves the pain for a while.
Is a strong antibiotic, it can inhibit the growth of bacteria which harms your teeth. Mash some garlic and salt, apply paste on the painful area. More effects come if you chew a clove of garlic, then just wash your teeth and chew some parsley afterwards. It is a safe, and just temporary.
- Pepper and salt
A combination of salt and pepper is antibacterial, analgesic also anti-inflammatory remedy. Mix all of them and add a few drops of water. Apply and let it stay there for a couple of minutes.
- Guava leaves
Guava leaves have potent antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and you chew its fresh leaves until their juice comes out. You can use a mouthwash made from guava leaves to relieve pain. Boil some of them in water, and add salt when the mixture is cooled.
- Vanilla extract
Extract has some alcohol in it, and it has a numbing effect. Combines with the relaxing and soothing scent of vanilla, powerful weapon against toothache is formed. Apply vanilla extract on a cotton ball and rub it on painful area. Or, put some of it on your fingers then rub the area.
Why toothache shouldn’t be ignored
Toothache may be caused by a number of severe problems and they must not be ignored. Cavities cause it, but also toothache can be caused by tooth erosion, inflammation of the teeth pulp, sinus pressure, bruxism, joint disorders, periodontitis, and even heart issues or angina.
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