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Natural Ways To Cure A Toothache

Toothache is pain around a tooth that may be caused by conditions such as tooth decay, infected gum, tooth fracture, blow to the tooth and so on. Toothache occurs when the most sensitive part of the tooth called the pulp becomes inflamed.

There are various home remedies to ease toothache!!!

Ice: Cover ice pack with a face towel and apply it to the part of the cheek where the pain is located. It will give you temporary relieve from the pain.

Salt rinse: Add a spoonful of salt to a glass of warm water and let the salt dissolve. Gargle solution in your mouth making sure it splashes the affected areas. Repeat several times a day until the pain goes down.

Garlic: Smash a clove of garlic and apply it to the affected area inside the mouth. Alternatively, you can apply a clove of garlic with a little rock of salt to relieve toothache.

Ginger: Remove skin from a ginger root and cut a small piece. Put the piece of ginger in your mouth on top of the painful tooth and bite down on it.

Clove oil: Rub a few drops of clove oil to the affected tooth until the pain goes away. Clove oil contains eugenol which numbs pain and kills bacteria.

Hydrogen peroxide: Swoosh a little bit of hydrogen peroxide in the mouth. You can dilute it with just a little bit of water.

Hard liquor: Pour some hard liquor like brandy or vodka onto a cotton ball and apply to affected area. This remedy is most useful if toothache is caused by a mild infection or blow to the tooth.

Vanilla extract: Place two or three drops of vanilla extract onto affected tooth for instant relieve.

Lime:Cut a piece of lime and put it on aching tooth. Bite into it to release some lime juice.

Onion: Chew on some fresh onions to kill bacteria in the mouth that may be causing pain. It also prevents future tooth decay.

Potato: Remove potato skin, cut a piece and hold it on sore tooth for about 15 minutes. You can also marsh potato and salt and apply it to tooth.

Tea bag: Place hot tea bag on affected tooth to get instant relief. Tea leaves contains tannins that naturally numb things.

Pepper: Make a paste with a pinch of pepper and clove oil. Apply paste to affected tooth and get relieve from toothache.

Tea tree oil: Add a few drops of tea tree oil to cotton ball and apply it to affected tooth. You can also add a few drops of the oil to lukewarm water and rinse your mouth with it.

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