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899 Home Remedies for Abscessed Tooth

Submitted by andrea

Take ibuprofen...
Grate nutmeg and stuff in teeth
Swish wîth vanilla
Swish with rum/vodka/gin
Use sensodyne/listerine
For the smokers,marijuana helps...
Floss often

Submitted by Staci

Well we all know the best remedy is to get the tooth extracted but we cannot do it while its hurting.
The week leading up to my grandmother's funeral, i got a mild toothache which is very uncomfortable and embarrassing...this is what i did...
1) Brush teeth thoroughly using Sensodyne toothpaste
2) Gargle with some vanilla
3) Take a small peice of cotton, dab it into some white rum (jamaican brand which is strong) then stick it into the hole in ur tooth, then, using your index finger, rub some of the rum around the affected tooth!
Avoid eating for a little while and ull b great!!!

Asap, make that dentist appointment!!

Also, to help with the pain after the extraction, buy this tube of cream called BONJELA which can be found at most drug store!!!

Goodluck guys!!

Submitted by Roy

This works great! Ground ginger made into a paste. Place and pack on tooth. Allow to soak in. Warning taste horrible but works great!

Submitted anonymously

Last year,5 days before christmas just got off from working in a cold warehouse my left top wisdom tooth starts chipping developing a crater. I called in to work the next day knowing the coldness will make it much worst not thinking to use any medication or seek medical help, I suffer. Just trying the usuals (orajel, anbesol, listerine, and peroxide) nothing worked for this trauma even tylenol and Bayer had a short term effect. Another day went by 'No Better'I was grumpy and in severe pain saying 'This Christmas Suck' then it got sooo bad it escalated into an ear infection and that over-the-counter ear-ache medicine does nothing but make it worst. My husband supplied me with a Heat-pad it work miracles and puts you to sleep and relaxes your nerves til it cools and the pain returns. Time passes til christmas eve came I was in Terrible shape. My parents were concerned with my health so they decided to get hold of a dentist they knew (which I had no Insurance)But he was away on holiday 'No hope'. So they found a clinic in the middle of nowhere it was about to close for christmas and Just so happen one of their church members was a doctor there and she gave me two antibotic shots,I say those didn't hurt as bad as my face did. After the medicine kicked in she provided 3 presciptions (Tylenol 3,Ibuprofin,and penicillin)I gave her a huge Hug she saved my christmas, which she told me remedies only work so long but abcess can lead to worst unstable conditions like heart failure or Death. So if it doesn't clear up within 5 days Please seek medical attention. Also a Dentist can't extract it til the swelling is reduced and abcess is cleared out. Send my prayers out to all that suffers this horrible faith.
'God Bless'

Submitted by Debbie Evans

I have a hole in my lower left tooth where half of the filling came out and the part of the back side of the tooth has broken off, I've tried every single remedy I could find online, and some stuff work but only for awhile. The pain had gotten to unbearable, so my husband took me to the ER. the doctor said that i had developed an abcesse. So he prescribed me some penicillin which is an antibiotic, some lortab for pain and told me to get some dental wax and cover the hole. Now I've been in unbearable pain for 3 whole days but I went home with my prescription and the dental wax. I took the first dose of the antibiotic, took another lortab after the from the er, and put the dental wax in place to cover the hole, and I promise to my god up above the pain went away instantly!!!!!! Now I can wait for my dental apt pain free. Thank god!!!!!

Submitted by Emily H

I had started to get tooth pain early am (3ish) yesterday i took 3 ibuprofen woke up the pain was worse but not horrible. Then tried to eat (huge mistake) just irritated it more. But still wasn't as bad as previous abscesses (just got over a horrible one top right) i go into work at 5 i notice it getting more irritating. By 9 o'clock came i wanted to bust my head through a wall! Went straight home and tried the garlic remedy I've heard good things. Well it didn't help one bit made me sick to my stomach from the taste as well.Next took 4 ibuprofen (which has never failed) didn't help for even 5 minutes! I toss and turn in my bed for hours then jump on here. 1st brushed teeth well. Gargled with listerine. Nothing. Gargled again about hr or 2 later nothing. Gargle with salt water a bit if relief for about 15 mins. Smoked a cig helped me get my mind off but still hurt like a sob! I lay in bed exhausted and in horrible pain tossing and turning. It is now 5:00am then i remember the last abscess i had (which was a week ago) i had tried the teabag remedy and felt it had helped a bit so i went to the cupboard got the last one it was french vanilla black. Put it in between my tooth and gum. Fell in and out of sleep until 6:30 my alarm goes off i go to the bathroom and take it out. The whole side of my mouth is swollen however, there was a head on the abscess huge and ready to pop. I already felt relief just from it coming to a head but i sterilized the needle. Brushed and gargled. And it popped so easy didn't hurt a bit! Drained and stuck gauze. Going to keep pushing on it from time to time make sure all that gook is out . Thank you teabags :)

Submitted by Lexie

First off, I would like to thank all of you guys! You really helped me out!
I have a cracked tooth, half of it is gone and the other half is still in. Randomly I get painful toothaches. I read the comments on here and I tried chewing/sucking on limes, putting peanut butter on the area that hurts, vanilla extract, and a wet tea bag. I finally came across rinsing the affected area with LISTERINE mouth wash. That worked! It became a dull throbbing but it was way better than the pain I was experiencing before. Before that, I washed my mouth with warm salt water. Helped for a few minutes. Then, after the mouth wash, I heated up a washcloth for 30 seconds and put it on my cheek. It felt soo soothing and took my mind off the pain. While that was happening, I massaged the little webby part between my index finger and my thumb, it took the pain away in about a minute, came back randomly though. But all in all, the pain I have now is way way less than the pain I had before. I can actually function. Before, I was about to pull out my hair. And now, I can actually lay and watch tv and write this. Don't get me wrong though, pain is still there. And I HATE the dentist with a passion. Thank you again to everyone for the ideas! I hope all of you never have to go through a toothache again.

Submitted by theia

My long story made short...I'm 28..chipped my tooth at age 8...age 19 find out I have have insurance and its my front tooth and don't want it removed so I do every home remedy that didn't sound outrageous and salt water I foward to age 28 I get chipped tooth filled a month ago...last nite I leave work at 3am and have been woke every since in agonizing pain(sorry if spelled wrong) tried salt water,tylenol..nothing worked so I have been on this site reading for 2hrs and it brung me a bit of relief because you all have kept me occupied until the denist opens in30 mins...mind you I have government issued insurance so all I really can offord are the meds but anything until I can offord to have something permentely done...goodluck ppl... ifeel your pain..

Submitted by forestdancer

Silica is known as 'nature's surgeon' and I have used it to completely get rid of an abcess and avoid a root canal. You buy it in a small tube and take 3-5 pellets of it by dissolving in your mouth near or on the tooth every couple of hours for the first day. Mouth will actually get more painful, but because abcess is being pulled up and out. Keep doing it until you get what feels like a bump on your gum and then pop it with your finger. Then follow up treatment with vitamin c and keep taking silica until you feel you are healed. Initially abcess should come up in 1-2 days, but as with any healing, your immune system needs time, anywhere from a couple of weeks to months to heal the open area. I keep a bottle of gum cleaner on hand in case I feel that area is subjected to too many sweets, colas, etc. It has been 6 years since the dentist said I needed emergency root canal. Just keep your teeth clean and build immune system and body tries to heal itself.

Submitted by Toni

I had severe pain in my molar am scared to death of dentist so been putting it off was so bad in tears ear hurt pain running done my leg my face was numb I found a miracle cure called DenTek Eugeno it's a little bottle of cloves put in on and around tooth and it stopped hurting used it one more time and pain was gone slept all night woke up and still no pain try it it really works

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