Home remedies for wisdom tooth pain

Yes, you CAN get Rid of Wisdom Tooth Pain at home

Wisdom tooth growth pain is one of the most painful forms of toothache one can experience. In some cases, this ends up being so painful that people undergo procedures to extract it completely. In fact the discomfort and pain can also affect your quality of life and may distract you from performing daily tasks effectively as well.

If you want to get rid of the pain without undergoing wisdom tooth surgery, you can opt for a few ways listed below!

Brush Away!

We do not realize the importance of brushing teeth regularly, especially when suffering from the pain of wisdom tooth growth. Food particles stuck between the teeth can attribute to increased levels of pain. Many times the pain is caused by inflammation of the tissues around the wisdom tooth.  Cleaning the area can decrease the inflammation and decrease the pain.



Adding a few pinches of salt to lukewarm water helps in killing the pain causing bacteria in our dental cavity. Salt also reduces the swelling of the gums by cleaning them and reducing the bacterial count, hence causing a drastic decrease in pain.  You can also use any non-alcohol mouthwash to gargle.



As above, flossing can help to clean the tooth surfaces and remove the bacteria or food particles that cause inflammation.  Flossing is essential to removing the small, micro-sized particles between the cervices of your teeth. These leftover particles cause a lot of pain if stuck close to the wisdom tooth. Sometimes, a toothbrush cannot reach these tiny particles, but flossing can remedy that.



If there is no way that the above methods are not showing promising results, then you have probably reached an advanced stage of the pain. Garlic is an effective pain reliever. The method is to simply apply a little salt to a small clove of garlic and place it on the wisdom tooth. The juices released numb the area hence reducing the pain.




Cloves, like garlic, also have an alleviating affect on a painful wisdom tooth. This home remedy utilizes the juices of the clove to relieve painful sensations generated by the root of the wisdom tooth. This method of treatment is especially useful if the tooth starts dislocating or cracking due to the presence of cavities.



Most people at some point in their lives experience this pain. This pain can be relieved for a while with the use of the above-mentioned methodologies. However, since a single wisdom tooth can grow over several years contact your dentist as soon as possible and consider extraction if he/she recommends it! The process is well worth the pain free life you can have after it!




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