Tooth Ache


What is Tooth Ache?

Toothache or tooth pain is caused when the nerve root of the tooth is irritated. Each tooth has a dental pulp in the middle, which is very soft and spongy, containing lots of sensitive nerves and blood vessels. Inflammation of the pulp inside the tooth causes toothache. It can be caused due to dental decay or dental cavities. Drinking something hot or cold may cause toothache, as it touches the nerve pulp.

Common Causes of Tooth Ache

  • Dental decay
  • Dental cavities
  • Swelling of the pulp
  • Tooth infection
  • Broken tooth
  • Exposed tooth root
  • Crack in the tooth


Home Remedies for Tooth Ache

Tips 1:

Place I clove of Garlic dipped in rock salt on the affected tooth.

Tips 2:

Place a piece of raw onion on the tooth.

Tips 3:

A clove or clove oil applied on the tooth will help

Tips 4:

Boil 5-6 cloves and 2- inch bark of a Margosa tree (Neem) in 1 cup of water. Strain and bottle. Store this in the fridge. Smear this decoction on the affected tooth.