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Home Remedies For Toothache That Work

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Pretty much a toothache is one of the more common of occurrences and for most of us, we would expect to be floored by one at least a few times during our lifetime. When an excruciating tooth pain hits it will often drive a sufferer to seek out any home remedies for toothache that they can lay their hands on quickly. Yes, toothache has to be one of the most compelling pains that we endure!

So, if you're in the position to be desperately seeking home remedies for toothache, then the best thing to do is to make sure you first go through some simple steps, before you take the time to go on to explore more involved methods to cure your toothache.

First of all check that there is no food lodged between the teeth or in any cavities within the teeth. Simply dislodging stuck food can relieve toothache in an instance, so thoroughly check

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the teeth and if you can stand to do so, clean the teeth. If a toothache is caused by sensitivity to hot or cold drinks or foods, then these should clearly be avoided.

If however, there is more to your toothache problems, then finding the effective home remedies for toothache that will work for you, will depend on what has caused your problem. Usually a toothache is as a result of decay or a blow to the mouth.

If there has been a blow to the mouth, the toothache remedies that should be used is icing the area of the pain by placing ice cubes on the tooth. This will not only ease any inflammation, but will also numb the nerves around the injury.

Decay, the other common cause for tooth pain, will occur when bacteria is allowed to build up in the mouth unchecked. The acid that naturally occurs in the mouth when certain foods are eaten, then erodes the enamel and the dentin that is suppose to protect the teeth. When this happens holes or cavities form in the teeth, the very sensitive nerves in the teeth become exposed and a toothache is the result. So a great one to add to the list of home remedies for toothache is to make sure that you practice diligent dental hygiene at least twice a day.

Garlic is one of the champions of many a home remedy and the eating of raw garlic has been proven to bring virtually instant pain relief for a toothache; particularly the garlic can be rubbed or held directly on the point of the tooth where the pain is worst.

Without a doubt though, prevention is going to be better than cure, so make sure that you look after your teeth as well as you possibly can because the pain that an ensuing toothache brings can be pretty mind blowing! Tweet

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