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What home remedies can be used for my toothache?
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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Alvin Mathew
Dr. Alvin Mathew
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: OTC pain medication
There are no real home remedies for a toothache in the sense that they can cure or treat the cause of the problem. You need to see a dentist to determine the cause of the pain, and then render the appropriate treatment.
In the meantime, you can take any otc pain medication that you would normally take for a headache. Avoid hot and cold food and liquids and eat on the other side.

In brief: OTC pain medication
There are no real home remedies for a toothache in the sense that they can cure or treat the cause of the problem. You need to see a dentist to determine the cause of the pain, and then render the appropriate treatment.
In the meantime, you can take any otc pain medication that you would normally take for a headache. Avoid hot and cold food and liquids and eat on the other side.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Sunia Lessing
Dentistry - Endodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Oil of cloves
It isa temporary fix.
The nerve needs to be evaluated to determined you need a root canal. There is no home remedy if you need a root canal.

In brief: Oil of cloves
It isa temporary fix.
The nerve needs to be evaluated to determined you need a root canal. There is no home remedy if you need a root canal.
Dr. Sunia Lessing
Dr. Sunia Lessing
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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