Toothaches are both painful and extremely stressful and if you don’t
have the right medicine lying around, you’re in for a world of
suffering. These quick fixes only require items you most likely already
have at home and they’ll take only a few minutes to relieve your pain.
However, women who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding moms and people
suffering from other serious illnesses should avoid these remedies as
there may be side-effects. It is best to speak to your dentist before
trying any of them.
1. Saline Wash
half a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water and wash your mouth with
it. Saline water has powerful cleansing qualities and can make you feel
better in minutes. Using it as mouthwash can remove the harmful germs
from your mouth. It also prevents your cheeks from getting swollen and
makes your gums cleaner.
2. Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is a mild
antiseptic. Make a mouthwash that is three percent hydrogen peroxide and
97% water and be very careful not to swallow any of it. Not only does
it help to soothe the pain you’re suffering from, it also reduces the
buildup of plaque in your teeth and soothes your gums.
3. Clove Oil
the miraculous healing powers of essential oils are rightfully doubted,
they are still useful in many ways. Spread a couple drops of clove oil
on the part where it hurts and you’ll feel better. It serves as a
disinfectant and it has long been used as traditional medicine for
4. Ice Pack
An ice pack is good for all
sorts of pain and most of us must have used one at some point or the
other. Wrap up some ice in plastic and cover it with a cloth. Keep it
against your aching tooth and the numbness will relieve you from the
pain. This is probably the easiest remedy out there.
glue doesn’t sound very appetizing but it can work wonders for your
toothache. By mixing it with a little bit of water you can turn garlic
into a gluey paste and apply that where it hurts. You can do repeated
applications for one or two days till the pain is completely gone. The
microorganisms that are causing you all that pain and destroying your
teeth will be killed by the garlic.
on wheatgrass can help relieve the pain you’re going through. If you’re
not big on chewing, you can squeeze out the juice from wheatgrass and
swirl it around your mouth like a mouthwash solution. All the toxins in
your gums will be removed and the microscopic organisms that are causing
you all the pain will be destroyed or at least reduced.
applying any home remedies, you have to ensure that you’re not on any
medication that might cause harmful side-effects. If you are taking any
medicine, consult the concerned doctor or your dentist before you apply
any home remedy.