Many people suffer from toothaches. Usually this is because of dental caries, which appears due to the enamel-eroding acids. These are acids which are produced by oral bacteria in the mouth, which are fed with sugars and starch. These bacteria form the plaque on the surface of the tooth.
This is what you can do when you are at home and struggle with pain:
Take fresh root from ginger and soak it. Gargle with the water for a while.
2. OIL PULLING
Take two spoons of oil and keep them in your mouth for around 20 minutes. Oil lowers the amount of bacteria. So it might prevent you from getting infection to the teeth. It additionally treats the bad breath as well as yellow teeth.
Mix garlic or garlic powder with salt. Then, rub the mixture on the tooth which is contaminated. You will notice the pain vanishing if you do this for several days.
4. TEA BAGS
Black tea contains astringent tannin and it is really helpful against toothache. It decreases the swellings and relieves the pain.
5. PEPPERMINT LEAVES
Chew some peppermint leaves. If they are fresh it is the best but dried will also do the work.
6. GUAVA LEAVES
Chewingguava leaves also helps. You might boil first some water and then add the leaves plus salt and leave it like that to cool itself. Clean your mouth with it afterwards.
You need olive oil and add 2 cloves. This mixture should be applied on the afflicted area.
8. SALT AND PEPPER
Mix the same amount of both salt and pepper and add water. The paste you will get should be rubbed on the tooth and left for several minutes.
9. ICE PACKS
Crush some ice into a gauze and put in next to the jaw or cheek. Or maybe crush an ice cube and put in your mouth until it melts itself.
Mix mustard oil with just a little bit of turmeric powder and the paste you will get, should be applied on the cavity, and kept for around 15 minutes, after which it should be spitted. Do this on regular basis.
11. SALT AND WATER
Warm water and add one spoon of salt. You will get a mouthwash liquid. It relieves the pain and minimizes the inflammation.