The most common cause of a toothache
is a dental cavity also known as tooth decay or tooth caries.
Dental decay is when bacteria in your mouth break down the tooth
enamel. Holes (cavities) in the tooth build up, exposing the
If left untreated, the pulp
inside your tooth will die and become infected. This will lead
to an abscess forming, causing a harsh and continuous throbbing
pain. Eating or drinking something that is very hot or cold may
also give you toothache because it touches the nerves in the
Home Remedies for Toothaches:
1) Asafetida is ground into
a paste in lemon juice. This is then slightly warmed. A cotton
pad is dabbed in the solution and applied on the tooth cavity.
This is a very quick method to relieve the ache and is also good
Home Remedy for Toothache.
2) A very simple Home Remedy
for toothache is to mix some pepper powder with common salt and
rub this mixture onto the teeth. Doing this daily will also prevent
any toothache troubles as well as dental cavities.
3) Mix a pinch of pepper in
clove oil. Put this oil straightly into the cavity to stop toothache.
4) Garlic is one of the most
effective Home Remedies for Toothache is garlic. A clove of garlic
with a little rock salt should be placed on the affected tooth.
It will relieve the pain and, sometimes, may even cure it. A
clove should also be chewed daily in the morning.
5) Drops of vanilla extract
on the affected tooth are an effective remedy.
6) A paste of the bark of bay
berry should be made with vinegar. This paste, applied on the
affected tooth, will reduce the toothache. It can also be applied
beneficially on the gums for strengthening them. This is one
of the effective Home Remedy for Toothache.
7) Toothache pain is often relieved
by placing a small piece of onion on the bad tooth or gum, since
onion has antibacterial properties that kill the germs in the
8) One of the best known Home
Remedies for Toothache relief is the good old clove. Clove reduces
the pain as it has antiseptic properties and clove oil, applied
on the painful tooth, can ease toothache pain fairly quickly.
If you dont have clove oil grind a clove and apply the
powder on the affected area. The tooth cannot be cured, but the
clove will give you relief from pain.
9) Melt 1 teaspoon of baking
soda in a glass of water and use this mixture as a mouth wash.