If you have ever suffered wisdom teeth pain, you probably would not wish it upon your worst enemy. It affects your every day functions. Similar to an ingrown fingernail or a black toenail, if the problem is not attended to straightaway, it may lead to a serious problem.
Throughout their lifespan, a person could grow a maximum of four back molars or wisdom teeth. These generally grow before the age of 22.
Just as some people grow all four, others may not grow any at all. Cases wherein wisdom teeth growth are unfinished pose future problems of infection. This happens when the wisdom tooth forms a cavity in between itself and the gums, catching composite materials that are hard to remove.
Another problem can occur when the wisdom teeth fail to erupt into the gums causing impaction that could later on develop into tooth decay if not surgically removed. There are also occasions when wisdom teeth grow towards nearby teeth because of insufficient space of the gums. Pressure is the reason why pain occurs. However different the causes of pain may be all show general symptoms of pain and swelling.
Pain is usually triggered by different types of food such as spicey curries. This inevitably happens when dentists are out of reach and here are some easy home remedies that you can be used in these times of pain distress. Start out by looking for an icepack and apply this on the area of your cheek adjacent to the aching wisdom teeth. This will help to reduce the swelling.
You could also cut some cool slices of cucumber and place this on the affected gum. Cucumber is known for its soothing effect.
Peppermint can be used to alleviate pain because it is an herbal analgesic. Place 0.18 ounce (5 grams) of fresh peppermint into water and then boil. This process is known as decoction. Wait until the solution is lukewarm before drinking this.
You could also add in some whisky, as it acts like anesthesia relieving the pain.
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Incidence of wisdom teeth pain, is sometiimes accompanied by the presence of pus inside the affected area. Put some oats in place and this will help you in draining the pus out of the abscess and ease the twinge.
The soreness can be somewhat annoying. Apply a few drops of clove oil and see the difference.
Asafetida is a hidden secret as a pain killer. It can be used for cooking as well as for pain relief. Mix an amount of it to lime juice to create a paste. Wait till it cools and then apply the mixture on the gums using a cotton ball.
Oil of organo can be used as an antibiotic drug. It kills bacteria, and therefore reduces the bacteria causing pain.
To reduce the swelling, you can use garlic paste with some rock salt.
In short, there are many home remedies to explore in treating the pain which you need to evaluate yourself by trial and error. When pain persists especially at night time, take a few steps to the kitchen and check what’s on the shelves for solutions which will free the troublesome wisdom teeth pain.
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