Here are some helpful tips to helping you avoid that
annoying tooth pain
Tip 1: Hygiene: Unmaintained hygiene is a major reason for the cavity and bacteria house in the mouth. Frequently rinsing out your mouth is one way to maintain hygiene, especially after every meal.
Tip 2: Drink plenty of water: drinking water often doesn’t allow bacteria to stay in your mouth and cause tooth pain.
Tip 3: Heat: Numb and soothe the pain of your toothache with gentle heat. Hold a hot pack to your jaw next to your aching tooth. The heat will give sooth that achy tooth.
Tip 4: Change of toothpaste often: Bacteria get used to the paste so keep changing every few months to avoid them getting used to it.
Tip 5: Warm salted water: take a warm glass of water and add salt till it can’t be dissolved no more and rinse your mouth repeatedly, vigorously swishing the salty water around your mouth will eliminate tooth pain.
Tip 6: Lemon: Cut a slice or wedge of lemon and apply directly to effected area or bite into it to release some of the juice. If you’re sensitive to cold, first bring the lemon to room temperature if it was refrigerated.
Tip 7: Teabag therapy: Microwave the teabag in a small dish filled with an ounce or two of water for about 30 seconds or until warm, squeeze the excess water and bite down on the teabag, holding it against your tooth/gum. Teas such as black and green teas are high in tannins, which are known to reduce swelling and help your blood to clot and therefore improve healing.
Tip 9: Avoid sweets: Avoid foods with a lot of sugar and spices.
If you practice these simple tips you will avoid those nagging toothaches that are caused by not properly taken care of your teeth. Tooth pain is the worse so avoid it before it happens.