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Nick

I have a molar on the bottom left that basically has a huge crater of a cavity. You can hardly call it a tooth at this point. I'm getting it examined in a few days here, but I've been getting absolutely horrible aches that make my jaw feel like its broken.

Anyway, it's been keeping me up all night. I've tried ibuprofen but it's pretty much ineffective unless I take like 3 at a time, which isn't the best idea.

So I've been washing my mouth out about every 30 minutes with antiseptic mouth wash; vanilla mint flavored. It works really well, but unfortunately it's not very long term. It only lasts about half an hour, then I find myself cringing in agony when the pain comes rushing back. Still, this remedy helps a lot since its really simple and acts fast. I feel practically no pain when the mouth wash is doing its job.

Make sure once you wash your mouth out and spit the rinse out, that you DO NOT follow up with water. This will make your mouth feel numb, which is amazing for tooth aches. Additionally, try not to swallow all of your saliva when it starts building up. It will have traces of mouth wash in it that will help sooth your teeth and gums. You will eventually have to swallow it, but the longer you hold it, the longer this remedy lasts.

You could always keep a bottle of mouth wash nearby and take a tiny little sip of it and keep it in your mouth. It shouldn't hurt you if you swallow very small amounts of it. Just don't make a habit of it. ALternatively, you can have a disposable cup which you can spit the mouth wash in to, though that's kind of unclean and unappealing.

PS: When picking a flavor of mouth wash, go for something like peppermint. I really like this vanilla mint flavor though. It's not too harsh, but still has enough bite to numb and sooth your mouth.

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Autumn

I just had a filling on my back molar. The cavity filled was very big so I have been in pain for about a week and a half now. Pain medications are no longer working, much less over the counter medicine. I found this site tonight and used the mouthwash to try to stop it from hurting. It worked instantly!! I'm hoping it has a long term effect, if not I'm more than happy to carry mouthwash around with me. Thank you for the idea!!

Anonymous

Mouth was definitely works! Followed by ice cubes.

nunyabidnezz

jus so yu kno 4 ibprofen is bascilly a 800mg wich the give yu for yur teeth anyway ! duhh

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