10 Most Effective Home Remedies For Tooth pain!

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Have you ever been through a situation in which you spent your whole night with severe tooth pain? And you felt so helpless because you can’t visit the hospital at that time with that unbearable pain…?

Tooth pain is a common problem that all of us face once in our life. And usually, it starts at odd times like late at night. However, it is not a life-threatening problem, but it is a very annoying thing that can’t let you sleep peacefully. So, everyone needs to know some useful remedies that are easily available at home for toothache.

And if your pain persists for a long period, you can consult the best dentists in Lahore through Marham.

But you can note the following tips in your dairy as an urgent remedy for toothache.

Salt and Lukewarm water

Inflammation is the main problem behind the pain in your tooth. And the reason behind this inflammation is usually underlying infection. Your goal is to reduce the inflammation to get rid of tooth pain. So, the salt solution in warm water is the best anti-inflammatory remedy. Gargle with this solution for 5 minutes after an hour. And you can see the results.

Clove powder

Clove has an aromatic oil known as Eugenol. This compound has miraculous analgesic (pain-relieving) and anti-inflammatory properties when used topically on your gums and teeth. You can make clove powder and apply it with a toothbrush on your affected tooth. Or you can place a single clove between your affected teeth.


Garlic is easily available in your kitchen. It has a special compound known as Allicin. That has powerful antibacterial properties. It fights with the underlying infection and soothes the inflammation of your gums. Hence, it reduces your pain

Thyme essential oil

Thyme has wonderful antioxidant and antibacterial properties. You can make a mouth wash with it by adding a few drops of this essential oil in water. And rinse your mouth with it.

Use cold compress

You can alleviate the pain by applying the cold compress. You can use ice for this purpose. It reduces the inflammation and helps you to get rid of this discomfort.

Try hot pack

The high temperature helps you to reduce the pain signals from your mouth towards the brain. You can apply a hot pack at your jawline. This certainly helps you to reduce tooth pain.

Keep your head elevated

Try to keep your head in an elevated position while lying down at night. Because it prevents the pooling of the blood in your head region that in another case, increases the pain in your tooth.

Use peppermint

You can use peppermint decoction or peppermint teabags to reduce tooth pain as it causes numbness for a short period.

Use anti-inflammatory tablet

You can use over the counter pain killer medicines for your tooth pain if available at home.

Use mouth wash

If you have a mouth wash in your home, you can use it for pain relief. It has anti-inflammatory agents that soothe your pain for the time being.

These are some of the effective home remedies that you can try in an emergency for annoying tooth pain. But you should see your dentist for further diagnosis and treatment as these are only pain-reducing remedies. And for ruling our the root cause, you should consult your health specialist.

You can consult the best dentist in Lahore through Marham. And if you want to consult your doctor online, Marham has a solution for you. Download the Marham mobile app or visit the official website to consult the best health specialists in Pakistan online!


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Aiman Usman (Doctor of Pharmacy)
She is a pharmacy graduate and worked as a hospital pharmacist. Her interests are teaching, blogging, and scientific writings. She likes to write about medicines, health issues, health and beauty-related natural remedies, the nutritional value of different foods, and mental health.
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