If you have ever had your wisdom teeth grow, then you certainly know how painful it can get. You will meet people who will advise you to visit a dentist and remove it immediately. Though the idea is wise most of the times it’s not always possible.
Most people have families and jobs, and meeting their dental needs will be hard sometimes. And most dentists are too busy to attend to you. If you have painful wisdom teeth as you wait to see a dentist, you can try the following home remedies to reduce the pain.
Tea bags are a perfect remedy for your wisdom tooth pain that has a swollen gum within the infected area. Tea contains anti-inflammatory contents present in tannic acid. To treat the pain, you should brew some tea, put it in a cup then refrigerate it with the tea bag in it. After it’s ready and cold, pick the tea bag then put it in your mouth, over the painful gum. It will help decrease the swelling and relief the pain..
Warm Salt Water Rinse
Dentists will also recommend this remedy to you as you wait for the date of your appointment. Warm salt water rinse is the most natural remedy, and it helps to reduce your wisdom tooth pain. To use it, you need to have a glass of warm water then add two spoons of salt in it then stir until it’s dissolved completely. Next, rinse your mouth with the water for few minutes then spit it. Keep doing this for after some hours, and you will note some relief.
Apply ice pack will be a great help to your swelling wisdom tooth pain. Find a plastic bag and add some ice inside then use a towel to cover it and then place it on the swollen part. Ice will help to relieve pain and also it will make the inflammation do down. Making you feel better within minutes
If your wisdom tooth is too painful, you should then use guava leaves it’s one of the best cure. Guava leaves are useful for relieving tooth pain. The leaves have anti-spasm components. It also has disinfecting and antibacterial qualities. You need to chew the guava leaves slowly inside your mouth. Its juices will reach the affected area causing great effect immediately. You can also boil the guava leaves for some minutes. After it cools down, use the liquid as your mouthwash.