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Can cinnamon and honey really help with tooth pain?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Cantieri
Pain Management
6 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Both cinnamon and honey have known antibacterial effects.
If the bacteria in the affected tooth is sensitive to these it may help. The problem is they are not very good parameters for what dosage to use. If they do not help within 1-2 days be seen by a do/md/dds who can tell you if an antibiotic should be prescribed.

In brief: Possibly

Both cinnamon and honey have known antibacterial effects.
If the bacteria in the affected tooth is sensitive to these it may help. The problem is they are not very good parameters for what dosage to use. If they do not help within 1-2 days be seen by a do/md/dds who can tell you if an antibiotic should be prescribed.
Dr. Mark Cantieri
Dr. Mark Cantieri
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Oil of cloves

Honey may increase bacterial growth in the mouth.
Oil of cloves is better, is used by dentists.

In brief: Oil of cloves

Honey may increase bacterial growth in the mouth.
Oil of cloves is better, is used by dentists.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

But only if you are trying to cure a sweet tooth.

In brief: Possibly

But only if you are trying to cure a sweet tooth.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

It depends on the type of pain and the cause of the pain.

In brief: Maybe

It depends on the type of pain and the cause of the pain.
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Possibly but

Possibly but there is a cause for the pain.
It will recur. You probably have a cavity or infection. See your dentist.

In brief: Possibly but

Possibly but there is a cause for the pain.
It will recur. You probably have a cavity or infection. See your dentist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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