Wellness DIY 3 natural ways to get rid of toothache

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Toothaches presents itself with throbbing and unbearable pains that can drive one crazy! If you find yourself in this position with little or no access to a dentist these easy home remedies are the best to ease the pain!

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Toothache can be caused by a number of dental issues but ultimately the pains from aches are intense and sometimes almost unbearable.

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Usually caused by cavities/tooth decay, broken/chipped teeth, infected gums and more the throbbing pain that usually accompanies the ache could be triggered by sweet foods, cold foods or drinks and more which cause discomfort.

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In situations where access to a dentist is delayed or you need quick relief from the aches, these home remedies are perfect:

1. Warm Salt Water

Salt in warm water is a common remedy for treating toothache and it works. It also helps reduces inflammation, swelling as well help fight against infection.

Directions:

1. Mix half tablespoon of salt in a glass of warm water.

2. Stir the mixture continuously

3. Rinse your mouth with the solution at frequent intervals.

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2. Crushed Garlic

Garlic has medicinal properties as well as provide relief from toothache. It works in reducing pains and contains antibiotic.

Directions:

1. Crush garlic/you can also use garlic powder

2. Add table salt to the crushed garlic/garlic powder

3. Mix both and apply directly to the affected tooth/teeth.

4. Leave it on for a few minutes and rinse.

5. Repeat as needed.

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3.  Onion

Onions have antiseptic properties and work well to kill germs that cause infection providing relief.

Directions:

1. Chew onions for a few minutes  - if you can- concentrating on the affected tooth.

OR

2. Apply chopped/crushed onions directly on the bad tooth.

3. Leave it on for a few minutes.

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