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Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Clove oil
Clove oil can be an effective oral anesthetic.
In studies, it has performed just as well as topical Benzocaine (anbesol and oragel). It's safe when used correctly in small amounts, but can cause liver and respiratory problems when ingested in large quantities. It's found in health food stores. To use it, apply a very small amount to a cotton swab and apply gently to the affected area.

In brief: Clove oil
Clove oil can be an effective oral anesthetic.
In studies, it has performed just as well as topical Benzocaine (anbesol and oragel). It's safe when used correctly in small amounts, but can cause liver and respiratory problems when ingested in large quantities. It's found in health food stores. To use it, apply a very small amount to a cotton swab and apply gently to the affected area.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: Temporary relief
Aside from taking motrin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or topical anesthetics such as orajel, the source of the problem really needs to be identified.
Otherwise whatever you use whether meds or home remedies will only be a temporary measure.

In brief: Temporary relief
Aside from taking motrin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or topical anesthetics such as orajel, the source of the problem really needs to be identified.
Otherwise whatever you use whether meds or home remedies will only be a temporary measure.
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