A toothache is the sharp pain that is experienced around a tooth due to the swelling of the pulp as a result of tooth cavity, which is one of the many reasons for tooth decay.
Tooth decay can be prevented by making regular trips to the dentist, avoiding snacks throughout the day, because every time you snack, the sugars in the snacks combine with plaque in your mouth to create plaque acid, which damages your teeth.
Taking a painkiller can go a long way in easing pain that pounds your head due to a toothache. When you have a toothache, special nerve endings send pain messages back to your brain and so painkilling drugs interfere with these messages, in order to cut out pain in your tooth.
Be creative and create a cold compress using a Ziploc bag and filling it with a lot of ice, as this will go a long way in easing the pain that you’re feeling in your tooth and spreading quick to your head.
A salt reason comes off as another one of the quickest remedies to a tooth ache and is prepared by mixing half a teaspoon of table or sea salt to eight ounces to 240 ml/8 ounces of water and gargling it and spitting it out, it surely helps.
Go back to first aid basics by cleaning the area using a cotton swab dipped in Hydrogen Peroxide as it will disinfect the area and ease the pain, but do not forget to rinse your mouth with water and avoid swallowing the Hydrogen peroxide.
Clove oil is a natural remedy that numbs the pain and is a great choice for natural cure enthusiasts and works just as fine as the component in medicine that is bought over the counter in drug stores and thus is applied by soaking a cotton swab in it and carefully rubbing it over the tooth.
Peppermint tea is yet another natural remedy to your toothache trouble, which, by putting one teaspoon of dried peppermint leaves in a cup of boiling water and steeping for approximately 20 minutes, swishing it around your mouth and spitting it, you can quickly relieve your pain.
Drugs bought over the counter are an almost sure remedy since they are manufactured for the specific purpose of pain relief and contain benzocaine, which numbs your mouth just immediately, giving you quick relief.
Medical issues that appear less often may be as a result of a greater underlying issue that’s not getting much attention and thus it is advised that you see a dentist, not only for further direction, but for treatment of any other unidentified problems.