The toothache severity can range from mild to sharp excruciating pain. The pain of a toothache can cause dull or sharp constant pain and can even spread to jaw, head, and ears too.
The reasons for a toothache can be due to various dental problems that involve cavity (dental caries), decayed tooth, food stuck in between the teeth, broken or fractured tooth, inflammation and infection of the gums and pulp and various other reasons. There are many effective remedies on how to stop a toothache fast at home. However, in order to get rid of a toothache permanently, the dentist should first treat the causes of a toothache.
What’s the best remedy for a toothache?
Some remedies and procedures are the very effective in reducing tooth pain temporarily and it may help you to eat and sleep as well. Here is the most effective home remedy for toothache pain relief.
(1) Alcohol for toothache pain
Will alcohol help a toothache? Alcohol helps numbs the pain by killing the bacteria when it is absorbed by your gums.
Take a mouthful of vodka, wine, brandy or whiskey. Keep it inside your mouth near the aching tooth for a few minutes and then rinse your mouth using it and spit it out. The alcohol soothes your toothache by numbing the stressed nerves.
In addition, you can dip a cotton ball in the whiskey, put it on the aching tooth and let the cotton to bite between your teeth. The alcohol gets absorbed and it will give you an immediate relief to your toothache.
(2) Cayenne pepper for tooth pain
Cayenne pepper contains an element known as capsaicin. Capsaicin is a natural potent pain reliever. Put the ground cayenne topically over your aching tooth to get quick pain relief.
(3) Potato for a toothache
Here is the raw potato remedy for a toothache. Put refrigerated, sliced potato on the aching tooth in order to get instant pain relief. Similarly, a chilled, sliced cucumber will also help to reduce tooth pain. This is the simplest remedy on how to stop a toothache from hurting.
(4) Tea bag toothache
Steep the leaves of tea in the hot water for some minutes and make sage or peppermint tea. Remove the leaves. Sip on some warm tea. Rinse your mouth with the tea by swirling it inside your mouth around a toothache and then spit it out. This will eliminate the bacteria causing the toothache and help to lessen the pain. One more way to relieve pain is to put a warm tea bag on the affected aching tooth.
(5) Clove oil for a toothache and peanut butter
This is another best home remedy for a toothache. Clove has antiseptic and analgesic effects and it is very helpful to alleviate pain.
How to use? Rub clove oil on your aching tooth and the gums and the clove will make your toothache go away in seconds. You can also prepare a paste of peanut butter with crushed clove and put this paste on your painful tooth. Keep the paste for a few minutes for providing relief.
(6) Guava and spinach leaves
Munch on the leaves of guava and spinach early in the morning until the juice is squashed in your tooth. The juice will get rid of your toothache pain as it has natural pain relieving properties.
(7) Turmeric for tooth pain
Turmeric is used as a coloring agent for cooking. It has natural antiseptic property. Turmeric is good for healing wounds, burns and bruises and other skin problems. It is perfectly good to relieve tooth pain.
Prepare a powder by burning some turmeric sticks. Then use this burned turmeric powder as a tooth powder. You can rub the powder on your gums and teeth on a daily basis. The antiseptic property of the turmeric powder provides pain relief by killing the bacteria.
These are some of the emergency toothache relief remedies on how to stop a toothache fast home remedy.