Sometimes You Can’t Get To The Dentist:
Sometimes you may find it difficult to get a dentist when you have a severe tooth ache. You may use home remedies in this case, it is only a temporary treatment that can help you to relieve pain for couple of days. Tooth ache indicates that there is a serious problem in your teeth or gums. This can worsen if delayed medical treatment. There can be many reasons for tooth ache; it can cause because of food particles stuck between your tooth, internal decay etc. The treatment depends upon the criticality. Following are the home remedies:
Remember that the below given tips are not to be used instead of visiting the dentist. These tips are only a means of relieve till you see the dentist.
You can use home remedies to relieve pain when you do not have pain killer tablets. Following are the ways to stop pain:
- Gently rinse your mouth out with salt water.
- Gently floss between your teeth that hurt.
- Apply clove oil directly on your pain area.
Take Pain Reliever:
In emergency you can use ibuprofen or acetaminophen. you can also take antibiotics like: Amoxicillin, Clamoxyl, Erythromycin.
You can also take antibiotics like: Amoxicillin, Clamoxyl, Erythromycin, Metronidazole, Clindamycin, Chlorhexidine, Tetracyclines.
Clove oil can help you numb up your gums, Lidocaine is the most common medicine.
You can use Ice as a cold compress on your check this will not let your check inflame because of the pain or tooth decay. Cold compression is better than anti-inflammatory drug.
Take Hot Showers:
Hot water showers can wear out your trays if you have your invisalign done. In this case for a thorough mouth wash you can use worm water (not hot) with some salt in it for a gargle.
Sleep A Lot:
If you have an oral discomfort it reflects on your face, in this case enough sleep or rest would work as the best medicine.
Get A Root Canal Even If You Can’t Afford A Crown:
A surgical treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or have become infected. This procedure removes nerve and pulp and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. If you do not take a proper care of your teeth the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form. Root canal is affordable than crown. Crown is a procedure in which tooth shaped “cap” is placed over a tooth to cover it and restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance.