Toothache or dental pain is among one of the worst pains our body ever experiences. Mainly this pain is caused due to dental diseases. As a matter of fact at some stage of life you will probably face the discomfort of a toothache. Main cause of a toothache is diagnosed as presence of cavity. Other than cavities there could also be several different causes of it which includes dental trauma, tooth decay and inflammation of pulp but main cause of toothache always originated through the teeth and gums. Toothache is also associated with the exposed roots.
By eating or drinking hot or cold food if you feel severe pain then be sure that you are suffering from cavity and thinning of teeth enamel as well as of sensitive gums. It also refers to an infection in your gums. We will advice you that in all such conditions you should consult your doctor immediately.
Before you contact a doctor we will suggest you some quick home remedies which can give you an immediate relief. All suggested household items are for a temporary relief and for permanent cure you have to consult your doctor.
Choose Right Brush and Toothpaste
First thing to do to avoid a toothache is the right choice of tooth brush and toothpaste. A variety of toothpaste and tooth brush is available in the market. Select that one which is suitable for your teeth and gums. If you are facing a problem of shrinking gums and sensitive teeth a soft tooth brush and toothpaste designated for the sensitive teeth will be a good choice.
Salt is one of the natural medicines for the cure of different diseases. It also serves as a medicine for relief of toothache.
Dissolve a teaspoon of salt in a cup of boiling water, take a sip of it and swish it in your mouth for almost half a minute then spit it out, finish whole cup of water by repeating this process. It will clean the area around your teeth and will draw out that fluid which is causing pain. This mouth wash will also give a relief to your sore throat. Make it a practice before going to bed. It will keep the toothache away from you.
Extracts of different vegetables and fruits also serves as medicine for the relief of toothache. If you have extract of peppermint, vanilla, lemon or almond readily available in your home soak a cotton ball in anyone of it and hold that on the area where you are feeling the pain. Hold it for a short period of time; it will give relief to your toothache.
Salt and Pepper
Take equal amount of salt and pepper, mix it together and make a paste of it by adding few drops of water. Apply this paste to the affected tooth and leave it there for few minutes. It will give a relief to your toothache. This homemade medicine is one of the best medicines for the care of extremely sensitive teeth.
Curing of toothache with clove oil is one of the popular traditional treatments. Take one or two drops of clove oil on cotton ball and place that ball on the affected tooth. Keep it there until you feel that the pain is reduced. Never ever pour the oil direct to the affected area, it will worsen the pain and will hurt the tissues of your tongue.
Keep a clove direct on the affected tooth, chew it gently and keep it on the affect tooth for half an hour. Oil released from the clove will help to reduce the pain.
Garlic is also very helpful for the relief from toothache. Mix garlic powder with table salt or if available with the black salt and apply it direct to the affected tooth. Chewing one or two clove of garlic is also very helpful in reducing the pain.
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