how to handle toothaches

Home Remedies For Toothaches

Can’t seem to get that toothache under control? No worries, there’s some quick cures that could be sitting in your house right now!

  1. Salt water: Swishing warm water with some salt can reduce swelling by cleaning away any irritating debris
  2. Tea: Swishing some tea in your mouth can help reduce swelling, especially when peppermint is added to numb the pain
  3. Hydrogen Peroxide: Swishing a mouthful of this helps kill bacteria and relieve some of the pain you’re experiencing
  4. Ice: By wrapping an ice cube in a paper towel and holding it against the painful area, this can numb the nerves causing you any soreness.
  5. Vinegar and brown paper: Soaking a small piece of brown paper in vinegar can give you a warming sensation that’ll distract you from ongoing discomfort.
  6. Gum: If you have a chipped tooth or an exposed area that is giving you any discomfort, cover the area with a piece of gum until you visit the dentist