An infected tooth leads to terrible pain for an individual. Perhaps, it is at that time they assess why they ate all that candy and drank all that soda. The least they could have done was practice good dental hygiene at home. In addition, they could have scheduled more visits to their dentist for routine dental cleanings. However, now, the deed is done and their tooth is infected so what should they to relieve their pain.
They can try the following miracle foods to minimize the tooth pain:
Toothpicks Dipped in Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is well known for its antibacterial properties. By using a toothpick dipped into this miracle oil, you will be successful in eliminating bacteria, toxins, and germs from your mouth. Do not stick the toothpick in your teeth, but just chew on it from the infected side of your mouth and spit it out.
Chew on Garlic
You might need to brush your teeth after this one, as it will cause your mouth to smell extremely garlicky. Garlic contains strong antibiotic properties that can eliminate the infection situated on the molars. Cut the garlic into thin and long strips and chew on them from the infected side of your mouth.
If you do not like the idea of chewing garlic, you can use garlic drops, putting a few drops directly on the infected area. Garlic will eliminate the germs and bacteria and give you relief from the pain.
Drink Black Tea
More like hold the bag of green tea between your teeth to eliminate the infection. Even though this is not a proven cure, it is reported to help. However, doing this on a daily basis is not recommended, as it is not good for your teeth.
Rinse Mouth with Antiseptic Mouthwash
Antiseptic mouthwash is specifically designed to eliminate most kinds of infections and bacteria found in your mouth. Rinsing your mouth with this mouth will delay the infection from becoming worse.
Chewing on this gum can decrease the amount of bacteria inside your mouth and it can improve the circulation of salvia and blood through the mouth. One other benefit of this gum is its ability to restore and normalize the pH of your mouth.
Salt and Vinegar Antidote
A mixture of salt and water can help children reduce the pain from an infected tooth, as salt has antiseptic properties. On the other hand, vinegar diluted with water can also relieve a toothache. However, do not put vinegar on your tooth directly, as it will cause burning.
The best advice any dentist can give you is to eliminate all candy and other cavity and infection causing food from your diet so you do not come down with a tooth infection in the first place.
If your tooth infection is severe, you should come straight to Mission Bend Family Dentistry to have one of our qualified dentists have a look at your teeth and relieve the pain permanently.