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What home remedies can be used for my toothache?

What home remedies can be used for my toothache?

Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. Salt warm water can also sooth the gum. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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What is a toothache home remedy?

What is a  toothache home remedy?

Phone call: Dentist: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for toothache?

None, really: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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Whats a good home remedy for a toothache?

Dentist: I don't have a clue. But i wouldn't mess around with home remedies in these cases. Dental abscess, a common cause of tooth pain, can be very serious if left untreated. The infection can spread up into the brain and bad things happen. Get it checked out by a dentist, then you can take care of things simply if possible. ...Read more

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Whats a good home remedy for a toothache?

They're temporary: It depends on what the cause of toothache is! if it is due to caries, all home remedies will be temporary, since without removing the caries & restoring tooth with a restorative material will not permanently resolve toothache. On the contrary, cavity will grow, problem will get bigger, ache more, treatment more expensive, & will take more time to fix. Meantime, use oil of cloves, keep teeth clean. ...Read more

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What's a good home remedy for a toothache?

Oil of clove: Short term oil of clove has been used since turn of century-place on small cotton pellet and then on offending area of tooth for immediate relief. However, if major decay and abcess efficacy decreases with extent of issue. See your local dds! (:)). ...Read more

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Whats a good home remedy for a toothache ?

Whats a good home remedy for a toothache ?

Dentist: I don't have a clue. But i wouldn't mess around with home remedies in these cases. Dental abscess, a common cause of tooth pain, can be very serious if left untreated. The infection can spread up into the brain and bad things happen. Get it checked out by a dentist, then you can take care of things simply if possible. ...Read more

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Best remedy to stop toothache pain at home? I've heard of orajel. Is that the best way to deal with minor toothache pain at home, or are there other, better things? .

As : As the other doctors have advised, it is prudent to make an appointment with a dentist and have your teeth checked out to determine the cause of the toothache, however minor. Orajel is only a topical analgesic. It might not effectively relieve your pain. Any painkiller will only temporarily relieve your symptoms, but it is wise to get to the bottom of the problem, so it doesn't return twice as worse. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a good home remedy for getting rid of a toothache if you can't afford a dentist?

Please see dentist: Dr. Davantsis and dr. Sandler have provided excellent responses, intending that you get help for the underlying cause of your toothache. Cavities get worse when untreated, and so do tooth abscesses. Until you can see a dentist (which you do need to do!) the homeopathic remedy hepar sulphuricum 30c has been known to help toothache pain in a non-toxic way. It may or may not work for you, though. ...Read more

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Until I can afford dental appt. , what is an effective otc or home remedy toothache reliever? Its many teeth. I literally use a tube of ambesol a day.

Until I can afford dental appt. , what is an effective otc or home remedy toothache reliever? Its many teeth. I literally use a tube of ambesol a day.

5 suggestions given: See if you qualify for the dental component of Obamacare. Try a school or residency program. Try a dentist that may work with you financially, see if you qualify for third party payments, such as Lending Tree or CareCredit or purchase a dental insurance plan with reduced rates. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more