Five simple tips to get rid of toothacheTooth-ache sometimes doesn't allow us to do any work. It takes our attention to the tooth which is paining. To get immediate relief from tooth-ache some traditional methods are mentioned for the benefit of Members and other readers:-
(a) Salt and pepper:-Salt mixed with pepper is a great remedy for extreme tooth ache as both the ingredients have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
(b) Cloves and clove oil:- Cloves have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anaesthetic properties that can help cure extreme tooth pain and fight infection.
(c) Warm salt water: A glass of warm salt water is the quickest way to ease the tooth-ache.
(d) Avoiding extreme temperature: A person suffering from toothache must avoid extreme hot or extreme cold temperature.
(e) Cough drop:- Cough drops or lozenges usually contain a small amount of anesthetic (menthol) which can help to relieve minor toothache.
But it should be remembered that all the above tips are only temporary in nature. A person suffering from toothache regularly must visit a dentist.