zinc oxide powder mixed with clove oil recreates a home made temporary tooth filling that then hardens. you have to mix the minimum clove oil to the powder so it is not too liquidy to create a paste similar to demtemp sold at walgreens. clove oil attacks the infection and bacteria, the zinc oxide powder turns into a paste that helps absorb pus from tooth infection.lasts for a couple days to a couple weeks until you can get to a dentist or keep replacing until you can afford dentist to get more permement solution. look up zinc oxide and clove oil on google search and you find more info on how to make your own pain killing and
infection killing temp filling.did it twice on 2 different abcessed teeth at different times and it works.