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You and I understand that toothache could be a source of great discomfort, the pain could sometimes come with feverish feelings and headaches.
People who have had to face this grating pain would confess that only a few pains on this earth are more intense than a toothache.
For minor irritations, though there are home remedies, for more serious ones, you might have to visit your dentist for proper attention and medication.
But First, you need to know the root cause of your tooth pain to know how best to tackle the swelling, pain, or other symptoms.
These are only home remedies and may serve as a permanent cure for more serious toothaches, that is after trying a few of the tips we are giving here and symptoms persist after 3 days, kindly visit your dentist.
So let go of the 6 Quick Home Remedies For Toothache
1: Warm Salt Water Rinse
Saltwater is the first go-to solution for toothache. Saltwater helps to clear foods and debris that are stuck in between your teeth. It also acts as a disinfectant, helps to reduce inflammation, and helps to reduces any pain in the mouth.
So, here’s how to use the saltwater to help reduce toothache: boil water when it gets hit up, take it down, put small into a cup of tea, then mix a half teaspoon of salt with a glass of warm water, allow the hot water to get warm,
Warmed to a drinkable level and use the solution to wash your mouth before pouring it out, please don’t drink the warm water mixed with salt, only use it to rinse your mouth and then pour it out
2: Hydrogen Peroxide Rinse
Hydrogen Peroxide acts as an anti-bacterial and helps reduce bacterial infections in the mouth. However, you need to make sure the solution is equal.
Mix the same percent of hydrogen peroxide with water and use it as a mouthwash. The solution is not good for swallowing, so after rinsing, pour it away.
3: Use Garlic
Garlic is an anti-bacterial and therefore helps cure bacterial infections in the mouth. Garlic also serves as a pain reliever for toothache.
All you have to do is grind some pieces of garlic into a paste and then pinch some portions of it into the aching part of your teeth. You can as well chew the garlic for some time.
4: Ice Application:
You have probably seen someone placing ice on their cheeks or any pain-affected part of their body and wonder what they are doing.
Ice blocks could serve as a pain reliever for toothache and any other pains. The coldness helps reduce inflammation.
You can apply this remedy by wrapping ice in a towel and pressing it against the affected part for at least twenty minutes, and then repeat the same thing after some time.
5: Guava Leaves
Guava leaves naturally contain anti-inflammatory contents that help to relieve pains. You can apply this remedy by cutting guava leaves in bits and chewing them.
You could also mix ground guava leaves with a glass of warm water and use it to rinse your mouth, concentrating more on the affected area.
Lastly but not least, is keeping your teeth healthy
6: Keeping your teeth healthy
An adage says, preventions are better than cure, so preventing toothache can be far better than cure, the question is how, how do you take care of your teeth
You should visit a dentist to get proper guidance and professional solutions to keeping healthy teeth, but before that
Is also advisable that you keep your teeth clean and fresh always, don’t sleep without at least brushing your teeth, or least wash (rinse) your mouth each time you finish eating or drinking mineral or juice that contains sugar, even though that is advisable that you stop drinking mineral or best limit the intakes of drinks that contains sugar
It will also interest you to know that, dentists recommended that one should the least brush his or her teeth at least twice a day, possible morning and night before going off to bed
The above are home remedies for toothache. In the event, the pain does not reduce, or other symptoms spring up, you should visit your dentist
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