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2 Tylenol + 2 aleve (same as a loratab) Cold water allow to sit on area as long as tolerated And apply orajel severe pm cream... Pain isn't completely gone but a lot better and can help until I can make it to dentist.
August 24 2014

Jennifer Self from New Iberia, la

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Fixodent extra hold powder!

This is by no means a cure! But I wear an upper denture... And being desperate in a attempt and getting a lower molar to stop throbbing I sprinkled some over the tooth... And it helped quite a bit!! That with a Baggie of ice against it, and some pain killers and I might get some sleep! :(
August 20 2014

Feel Your Pain from Cali

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I have tried everything

I have literally tried everything from ice packs and heating pads to orajel cream with anbesol and cloves I try to alternate between everything so I don't get used to one thing. I have to find one thing that works for very long.
August 17 2014

Bill from Wisconsin

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Quick severetoothache pain releif

Pure vanilla extract put on tooth for 30 sec, instant relief!
August 10 2014

Jeff from Missouru

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Chew lavender on the aching tooth

If you are suffering from a toothache, just chew some lavender for a few minutes on the tooth or teeth in pain, you will see that the pain will ease away slowly. The reason why lavender is so affective, it is because of the fact that it has strong anti-bacterial elements in it. It kills the bacteria causing the pain. And it is safe.

You can also add it to your tea in the morning for any urinary track infection or chlamydia or gonorrhea. But make sure that you don't take sugar with your tea and not eat or drink anything for a couple of hours. Sugar is the food that bacteria feed on.
July 20 2014

Ali from Turkey

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Milk for pain

Just tried milk for my pain...It was cold on my tooth, I just held milk in my mouth drank it and I don't feel pain! I don't know how long this will last but this instant relief feels good!
July 10 2014

Dolly from Arizona

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Natural relief

If you are like me and cant take ibuprofen due to medical reasons then I have a remedy that just might help. You can try Tylenol but it doesn't contain the inflammatory agents most ppl with toothaches need and for me just doesn't work not even hydrocodiene.

After a 4am rush to the drug store I came home with Orajel Severe PM tooth cream and a bottle of a mouthwash my granny suggested called Dr.Tichenor's All Natural Peppermint Mouthwash. This stuff is very strong and must be diluted with water. First I brush my teeth really good, Second I swish with very lightly diluted mouthwash and let it sit on affected area till feels a bit numb, and last I take a cotton ball soak a little of the mouthwash (undilutted) make a tiny ball and plug the whole. You can also rub it on your gums.

The first time after I rinsed instead a mouthwash I packed orajel inside the hole, covered the cottonball with it then plugged the hole in my tooth. You will need something to spit I wouldn't suggest swallowing.

Hope this helps somebody. BTW I've been to a dentist but have to finish one med before I can start antibiotics for tooth to be removed next week. I also waited years to go see a dentist due to no insurance. Pain drove me to research low cost emergency dental care.
I ended up finding a county clinic in my area who has a sliding scale based on income. I was seen the same day I called. I paid $37 for first visit which included an xrays, examination, and appropriate pain relief. Unfortunately I will need to take meds first before surgery. But I will have it next week and it will only cost a whopping $27 bucks.
June 24 2014

Luck lady from Texas

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Pain after whitening my teeth

Oh let me tell you its a pain I will never wish on anyone I've tried everything the only thing that took most of the pain away was 2 teaspoons of arm and hammer in a 4 oz. Cup let it sit for a few mins then bite on a warm tea bag.
June 20 2014

Tanya from San Diego Ca

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Antiseptic rinse

Well, for 3 weeks now I have had this nerve that finally became exposed after the tooth broke a few months ago. I tried everything on this site and nothing worked for more than a few minutes so I went to the dental place imediadent.
They were awesome and very nice. Turns out all my molars need to come out, but they just gave me antibiotic for infection and nothing for pain and it will be 4 weeks before they can extract.....Not good. So I was at local grocery and they had orajel antiseptic mouthwash. WOW!!! I had tried hydrogen peroxide and water but that didn't work, but this has some other things in it that really help.

After you start swishing it hurts more for the first 30-45 seconds but stick it out at least a minute and a half because that's when the pain goes bye bye. First time I have slept more than 2 hours in a month this stuff works!!!!
June 17 2014

Mike from Lexington KY

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A few ideas

Number 1 The best!!! Vitamin C powder on tooth and also with water to drink. My tooth pain hero!

Number 2 oil pulling with coconut oil, olive oil or sesame oil. Swish 15 min then spit out.

Number 3 oregano oil.... tastes like a Christmas tree but works. You can dilute it with oil and directly swab onto tooth.

Number 4 olive leaf extract oil same application.

Number 5 Neem oil. very good for gums as well.

Number 6 Dr. Christopher's tooth powder.(Amazon)
This last product has kept tooth pain away
for over a year. Herbs on your tooth brush
looks funny but save crying and holding your face.
June 10 2014

Nessa from Oregon

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My face hurts!!! (relief)

Hello Everyone, I know the pain is horrible, but I am here to hopefully help someone with what I did for myself.

I have been suffering from pain all day long. I have done the ibuprofen, salt, pepper, garlic all the remedies you can think of and it isn't working anymore and to be honest I just feel like after all the seasonings I am ready for the oven.

It seemed that the only thing that was working was the warm rag but it wouldn't last. As soon as it got cold there went the pain again, killing me. Constant trips to the microwave were getting on my nerves and hot water was turning cold fast. Then I thought for a min..... How can I keep my face warm and not have to do all this running around, bad enough the pain had me scratching up the walls!

So I tried my last trick, a bit of teething gel and the secret to keeping your face warm for relief.... DEEP HEAT!!!!!(BEN GAY) The warmth is constant in the area (cheek and temple) Your eyes may tear (keep away from eyes as much as possible) but at least you know relief will be just a min or 2 away.

I started this article and almost finished and the pain is almost gone!!!! Remember it may sting YOU CAN DO IT!!! Sorry for the story guys... But I hope this continues to work for me before I get this extracted and before I end up hurting someone lol good luck.
June 07 2014

Rosa from London

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Hope this helps

I've been having horrible tooth pain from cavities for the past 24 hours, and so far, nothing had worked until something did. Mix salt, unfiltered apple cider, and warm water. Swish around for 30-45 seconds. Hope this helps someone!
June 07 2014

Blackjackandcoke from Riften

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