So, I've been here time and time again when I've had a toothache; one of my teeth on the right side is basically done for, there's an epic hole in it, but I have no insurance and can't afford to have anything done about it. It's gotten to the point recently where I've been waking up with headaches and ear aches from the pain (it usually tends to get really bad around this time of year.) So, for me, taking a few aspirin works, but I try to space out the days that I take them because it comes ineffective really quickly. But, I'd suggest just brushing really well, picking out anything you might have missed, warm water/salt rinse, mouthwash, and then peppermint oil. That's what I did this time around, and it's worked for the most part, although the peppermint oil isn't as effective. Vanilla extract works pretty well, and I've been having decent luck with swilling cold water on that side, and holding the bottle against my face. For the record, be careful when using peppermint oil; it's extremely numbing, to the point it burns more than numbs. Use a cotton swab to apply it, and expect a burning cheek/lip if your tooth is in the back.
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