Pain in the tooth can sometimes go from bad to worse before you even realise it. It could be in the middle of the night that you are awakened by terrible tooth pain. If you are alone,then you have had it. Which dental clinic is going to entertain you at this unearthly hour? This is why it is of utmost importance to have some home remedies ready by your side so that you can manage through the night until things can be brought under control.
Quite a few home remedies are there to try if you have tooth pain. Here are the best ones lined up for your convenience.
Tooth pain can be triggered due to decaying teeth and gums. Garlic can destroy the germs that are inside your oral cavity, causing the decay and pain. Take a garlic clove and crush it gently and add rock salt along with it. Place it on the aching tooth and bite on it to keep it in place.
Every few minutes gently bite on the garlic to release the juice.Continue this throughout the day and apply some garlic juice on the tooth before heading to sleep. This is all that you need to remove the tooth pain entirely.
If garlic and its smell are great put offs, onions is your next option. Again highly antibacterial in nature, all you need to do it place a slice of onion on the tooth and bite on it to release the juice.Repeat with new slices every few hours or chew on some onions 3-4 times a day.
Chewing onions help in preventing bacterial build up in the mouth. Make it a habit of chewing on raw onions before you go to sleep to kill all the bacteria and prevent tooth pain and decay.
Vitamin C that is present in abundance in lime is necessary to protect teeth from various diseases and also decaying. When you have tooth pain, take a small sized lime and bite on it. Leave it there until the pain subsides.You may slice the lime into two and place a smaller piece inside your mouth if biting on an entire lime is not possible.
Cloves are very popular as a quick treatment method for removing tooth pain. Take a clove and crush it slightly. Place it under the teeth and keep it in position by biting on it. You will soon feel its action on the tooth and finally the pain will be stopped after a few minutes. Continue treatment with cloves 2-3 times a day
Asafoetida too is a strong remedy for removing tooth pain. Take asafoetida and mix it with lime juice. Coat the aching tooth with this paste and seal it in place by biting on a lime. The asafoetida will remain on the tooth when you bite on the lemon and in a few minutes time, the action of lime and asafoetida will remove your tooth pain completely.