We know first hand, if you are experiencing a toothache it can be one of the most horrible pains in the world. I would like to start this article off by first and foremost stating that there is absolutely no substitute for seeing a dental professional when you are experiencing mouth or tooth pain.
If you live in one of the states and cities that we serve, we would suggest you call the emergency dental pros and schedule your visit. If not however, and there is no possible way that you can see a dentist at the current time for whatever reason that might be, we have put together this article to help you through the pain until you can be seen.
There are many different home remedies that can be extremely effective for mouth pain and just like everything else, some work better than others. The following article by Andrew Napier talks about some of the better home remedies for toothaches:
Home Remedies to Get Rid of Tooth Pain Or Toothache
Toothache occurs when the pulp or central portion of the tooth is affected due to one of the several causes. The pulp has nerve endings that are highly sensitive to pain, and easily get inflamed. Toothache may be mild or even excruciating, and pressure due to chewing or exposure of the teeth and gums to hot and cold substances can worsen toothache. The ache may radiate from the teeth to ear, cheeks and jaw. Let’s read this article and find some natural ways to get rid of toothache problem. Read more…
I remember as a kid experiencing a toothache was the absolute worst pain I had ever felt. Worse than breaking a bone, or getting bruised up I absolutely dreaded toothaches. My mother never let us have much candy and I grew to be very thankful for that at later points in my life when I seen what all this sugar can do to your mouth!
I also remember my very first toothache, or at least I think it was my first. It wasn’t until I was twelve years old and I remember being in such pain. My grandma came with a little bottle of oil and she took some of it and put it on a Q-tip and rubbed it in my mouth. It wasn’t until later on in life that I realized that oil was clove oil and boy did it work.
The following article is based on a study that shows just how good clove oil works in comparison to orajel:
Study Confirms Clove Oil Works Just As Well As Orajel For Dental Pain Relief
Most people use conventional OTC meeds such as Anbesol and Orajel when they have toothache. These conventional products’ active ingredient is benzocaine, an anesthetic – however this is known to cause allergic reactions and other side effects.
A 2006 human trial published in the Journal of Dentistry discovered that homemade clove essential oil gel works as effectively as benzocaine 20% gel for helping toothache and chronic tooth pain. Read more…
Like I states above, there is absolutely nothing in the world that is going to be as beneficial for you or for your mouth as seeing a dentist when tooth pain arises. There is no harm though, in being thoroughly prepared in a situation like this.
Picture this, you are at home enjoying your weekend and BAM! Out of no where, a toothache comes on. Now, of course you don’t realize that the cavity or problem behind the toothache has probably been happening for quite some time now because you only realize it when the symptoms or the pain come on and by this time it is too late, you are in agony!
Now, if you are thoroughly informed and more importantly, prepared. You will chosen your favorite(s) out of these remedies and will have them on hand at your home when the toothache comes on. The following video on youtube tells you how to instantly stop a toothache:
How to INSTANTLY STOP A TOOTHACHE at home remedy
We hope that you have both enjoyed this article and found some value and practical tips in it as well. If you are experiencing dental pain and it is after hours or an emergency situation, please call your doctor first and try these tips second.
There is nothing that will replace a dentist looking inside your mouth, determining the problem and fixing it. The above solutions are simply temporary fixes that can help keep you out of pain for the time being.
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