A toothache is generally the cause of tooth decay or infection. There may be a sudden pain when some food comes in contact with a dental cavity. If you do not brush properly, some food particles stuck between the teeth which may cause infection or cavity. Infection can be at the root level or in the gums. This is also called as a tooth abscess. Its main symptoms may include pain while chewing food, bleeding in gums, and bad smell in the mouth. If you have severe pain or deep cavities then you must visit the doctor but before that, you can also take some natural cures at home to have relief from a toothache or to cure cavity. So here are some natural cures that can be taken at home:
Rinse with Salt Water: Mix 1 tbsp of salt in one glass of warm water, rinse your mouth with this. Warm salt water is a natural disinfectant which can be used to lose the food particles that are stuck in the teeth.
Rinse with Hydrogen Peroxide: You can rinse your mouth with hydrogen peroxide directly or by diluting it in water. It is temporary pain reliever. It will kill the bacteria and will give you relief from pain.
Cold compress or Icing: Cold compress is one of the best methods to get relief from pain. Use an ice bag or wrap ice in the towel and keep it on the affected area for about 15-20 minutes. Repeat this every few hours.
Alum: It is also known as fitkari India, and is used by Ayurveda. Apply alum powder to tooth or bleeding gum, keep it for half an hour. Repeat the process for few hours in a day.
Clove: It has been used throughout the history for a toothache as … Read the rest