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johan

Hey guys and girls thanks for the garlic remedy help a bit first I used hand full of salt left in my mouth in till gant barre the pain spit out and wrinst my mouth with warm salt water works bad burns you tong to much the salt so you can try that and warm milk allso and naidel oil

Bren

I like many people have no dental insurance and no money for a dentist visit. My tooth hurts so bad that I just want to get drunk as hell, hit it with a hammer or rip it out with some pliers. I have not slept in a week and it is destroying my life. I tried everything listed on this page. EVERYTHING! Garlic,Tea,pain killers, clove oil etc. etc.

The only thing that works for a few seconds of peace is Puting ice on the tooth until it is numb and then drinking hot coffee with a straw. The combination of hot and cold does something for the pain just long enough for me to fall asleep for an hour or two before I wake up in agony. I also take 800mg of advil with 800mg of tylenol every 2 hours. If I am late on the dosing the hot/cold treatment does not work and I am back to being in a pain coma.

If you are reading this I feel for you and I am sorry you are going through this. It is the worst pain I have ever had and it disrupts your whole life.

I suggest trying everything until something works for you.
You can also order amoxicillin online as FISH-MOX. It is made for a fish tank anti bacterial but it is made pharmacy grade and It will work for humans. It takes a few days for it to kick in but it will kill the infection so you can go back to your normal life.

Ruth

What is working for me is taking four ibuprofens which is 800Mg same as prescription wise to help w the pain and bring down the inflammatory. Keeping your mouth clean. No sweets. I'm guilty of that. Then I use my own heating pad which is a old sock filled w rice, knotted at the bottom, then thrown in the microwave for 50 seconds. Then put it on the side where your toothache is. Oh my, it works wonders. You can also get baby asprin, crush it up and make a paste to put on your toothache.

Scott

Well I have had the worst toothache ever.I can tolerate pain and usually a few pain killers and I am fine not with this.My top molar had cracked and left a hole which I could fit the tip of my tongue into.Had this for a few months and never had bother until a few days ago.10 paracetamol a day and still no joy.So bottle of vodka got opened and took a swirl around the tooth and yes it stings as it hits the nerve.Swirl for about 45 secs then spit out.Instant relief feels much better now.

Anonymous

Well I have alot of issues with my teeth. Nothing works for me. Then I found out from my sister she had tryed out benzdint. Its usually for dencher pains but it really works. I got to say it taste weird and goops up and looks nasty but if the pain is bad use it. Also take a icepack and apply it by the painful area and take ibprohen.

RRP

This is an excellent post i had to re post is from Ken on 1/27/2012 on the 8th page i thought needs to be upfront read the comments if it oertains to your tooth problem....
I mean comments. On his post I'm the Islander...

I have been battling tooth pain for a long time. Bouncing from job to job without the health coverage kicking in wont effect your health, that is unless you have bad teeth. It bites.

I have flare ups, 3 months apart, for about 4 days my teeth on the left side of my face are in pretty bad shape. I broken upper wisdom tooth, a lower wisdom tooth (looks like a root canal without the stuffing) and a holed out molar, which was right next to another broken extraction (pulled out a long time ago) All broken and damaged from wisdom crowding.

Note- Parents, pull your children's wisdom teeth when the dentist says so. Please for the love of God, if you love them.

I have used Tea-bags, orajel, garlic, garlic powder, cloves, clove oil, peroxide, salt, salt water, crushed pain killers, you name it. Done allot of investigating and I have read many many pages in this blog. This is what I have to say.

Exposed roots give the most greif, But broken teeth sawing on fresh gum will do it too, anyone with one of these bad boys will tell you, anyone with both of these at the same time is in a world of hurt.

Oxygen is what gives the root pain its bite. If you cut off the o2 supply (fill the hole with something) then the root calms down a bit, however re-introduce o2 to the root and the pain flares back with a vengavor the broken tooth, do NOT prevent the tooth from being able to drain. Doing this will cause an abscess.

Broken tooth = Tea-bag

Nerves tend to exite those nerves around it when vibrating. So one starts acting up, and the rest join in chorus, before long your bucking in agony looking for a hammer.

Heres how I fill my teeth, so debris and food doesn't get packed in there, and cause more problems.

You will need these ingredients.

-Cotton swabs -Clove OIL -Hydrogen Peroxide solution -Swimmers Moldable Ear Plugs

Swimmers Ear Plugs. Yes. I get them at the pharmacy, they come in a little package, clear, pink, blue. They are made from moldable/pliable silicone. If you do not have an aversion to silicone, or allergic (one way to find out is to place a small amount under your lip for 5 min, and check for a red spot) to it, it may be a meal ticket, to help coast a bit to your next dentist appointment.

The idea is to rinse your mouth out with a 25/75 mix of Hydrogen Pyroxide and lukewarm Water (not cold, or hot) dont be bashfull, think washing machine. Take small sips, swish untill you feel more foam than solution, then spit, do NOT SWALLOW.. last rinse is with straight lukewarm water.

Next open the clove oil, roll a cotton swab in the stuff, and apply it directly to the open hole, let it sit in there for a few minuts. After take a fresh swab and wipe up the excess, also dab away (if you can) any saliva present.

Take the silicone, and pinch off a small amount, about what you would figure the hole size is. Take that in between your thumb and your finger, and roll it into a small cone, about 2 times longer then it is wide.

Then take a cotton swab and inspect the hole one more time, cleaning up any saliva, you want the site as dry (I know its not easy) as possible. Then try and push the silicone point end in first into the hole.

><...ow...be tough here.

Then with your thumb pressing on the hole, swipe sideways to clean off the excess.

If it feels wierd after, allow the root to get used to it. Take some pain killers, and give it a few mins.

If it still hurts, then likely there is still bacteria in there. Pull the patch out, and get a tooth pick. Heres where you get to play dentist, with the tooth pick your going to go in there, very gently and sweep the end around to see if you find anything. Watch out for the nerve. If you disturb it, you will feel pain like you HAVE NEVER FELT BEFORE IN YOUR LIFE.

Swish, dry, clove oil, dry, patch.. wait.

You will need to re-do this re-patch this every week,or longer depending on pain. To check it ,just run your tongue over it, and sense for pain, or any change in sensation. Keep on going.

If the silicone does not stick in there, then two reasons, the hole is not deep enough to allow the plug to 'rest' in the hole, or it was too wet upon applying. Or the hole is on the top side of your mouth, instead of the bottom (gravity)

The clove oil is an analgesic which will numb the nerve enough to perform the trick. And provide some long term nerve calming.

As for medication, Naproxin(Alieve) tablets, combined with Acetaminophen extended (Tylenol Arthritis), provide me with a stable prescription like dose which lasts 6 hours.

500mg of Naproxin with 1300mg of acetaminophen extended is what works, I dont go over that maximum. A half dose works as well, I only full dose when I am clawing at my face for relief.

For the rest of you, tooth pain is largely preventable. a small fix here, can prevent livers from shutting down. If its easy to fix it, then do it.

peace

Rob

After drinking much wine (which seems to help but only as long as you continue drinking) I looked up some home remedies online. I've had a toothache since Thursday and it is now Saturday. My Dental appt is Monday so I need something other than wine, and although I don't mind drinking, I still have to function. So my wife gave me tea tree oil on a cutip and I put it directly over the sore part of the gum. It worked immediately cutting the pain in half. Now I'm sitting here with a slice of garlic in my mouth right beside the guilty tooth. I think the vino is more pleasant but the pain is going away. It burns a little. 20 minutes have passed since that last sentence and the pain is completely gone!

Anonymous

Swish salt water for an abscessed tooth. If you have an open cavity causing you pain, bite down on an asprin, crushing it into the cavity. It'll hurt like hell, taste like crap, but it'll kill the nerve, ending your pain. I've done this to a few different teeth. After one or two asprins this way, the pain has never came back.

Irma

I've tried probably every remedy I could ever find on the internet, some worked ok, some-not so much, but this morning I found myself crawling up the walls and nothing seemed to work- salt water, brushing, mouth wash, alcohol, orajel, orabase, ibuprofen, clove oil... so i decided to put it all together :) mix a dash of rubbing alcohol with onion juice with salt and clove oil, and even a lil squeeze of orabase, mix it all up, dip a q tip in this liquid and press it on a painful tooth... seconds later, relief! onion juice is great for infections but dont be surprised bout the taste in your mouth and bad breathe. it is almost 4PM and I have been kept awake all night with a horrible decaying wisdom tooth pain.... finally, rest! if you're reading this, i feel for u!

angela

Just noticed i have an abcess yesterday--its really puffy in two spots on my gum of a back molar. I remembered my daughter having one a couple years ago and giving her 500 mg vit c and about 2000mg of vitacost.com brand odorless garlic soft gels they are very small and easy to swallow. So i started taking this combination this morning so I have had a chance to take 3 'doses' of my 'homemade antibiotics'. I am feeling my gum right now and the tenderness that was there is almost completely gone and the swelling is down by more than half. I would HIGHLY recommend this to anyone to help get rid of the infection or at least reduce it till you can get to a dentist. I will finish this like a round of antibiotics 4 times daily for 10 days. However you can take this amount indefinitely and it will not hurt you probably just boost your immune system!

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