Toothache remedies are aplenty and depend up on the actual underlying cause. Initially a painkiller such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen is given to the patient to minimize pain. Thorough examination of oral cavity is done to rule out other possible diseases of the jaw or infections of the ear and sinusitis. Dental X rays are taken to identify the exact cause.
If toothache occurs because of decaying tooth then the toothache remedies available are filling up of the cavities using a suitable inert dental material to filling up the cavities with an on lay crown made up of porcelain or gold.
Toothache remedies for gum diseases, gum infections and gum abscess depends up on the degree of spread of infection in to the gum tissue. Initially the infection spreads to the gum tissue when bacteria get in to the plaques on the dental surface. Dental plaques are formed due to poor oral hygiene .the food particles gets deposited on dental surfaces to form plaques or tartars.
Bacterial infections spreads from the oral cavity in to the gum tissue and the toxins easily gain access in to the blood stream and brings about serious life threatening infections such as heart disease etc.
Gum diseases are easily neglected, as the patient normally is not aware of the serious side effects brought out by these bacterial toxins. The external symptoms for gum diseases are gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and bleeding of the gums. These symptoms should not be overlooked and should be taken care off immediately.
Toothache treatments for infections of the gum tissue starts with a process known as scaling, in which the Dentists or oral hygienists normally removes the dental plaques, and cleans up the external gum tissue. However if the infection has spread deeper in to the gum-tissue then the infected tissue is removed buy the process of root planning and gingival curettage. Removing the gum tissue helps to prevent the loss of teeth which is otherwise healthy.
Toothache prevention starts by maintaining good oral hygiene. It is necessary to brush teeth twice a day using quality toothpaste and toothbrush. If the toothpaste is fluoridated it is an added advantage as it strengthens the teeth and protects tooth from harmful bacteria that cause dental cavities.
Regular visits to dentists every 6 months are essential. Scaling done to remove plaques from oral cavity should be done once in a year to prevent gum diseases.
Toothache remedies also includes intake of healthy, raw vegetables and fruits. Diet rich in calcium and vitamin C strengthens the teeth and gums and make them resistant to infections.
There are many natural toothache remedies available in the kitchen shelves. These natural toothache remedies are effective in minimizing toothache pain.
Toothache remedies are effective in preventing toothache and does not completely avoid the chance of recurrence. Maintenance of proper oral hygiene and regular visits to dentists helps to avoid toothache.