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How to Stop a Toothache

Updated on June 11, 2009

How to Stop a Toothache with Common Over-the-Counter Medicines

How to Stop a Toothache with Common Over-the-Counter Medicines is a little misleading.

Sure you can take a couple of painkillers -- and probably should! -- when toothache pain hits. This will help ANY other cure you may try.

But below are some innovative ways to use common over the counter medicines that we have found.

Will these work for you? Maybe -- but every person is different.

But these are easy to try to every one of these has its supporters.

How to Stop a Toothache

Vicks Vapor Rub

Apply a dab of Vicks Vapor Rub on the side of the face where the pain is. Place a paper towel on top and lay down in bed. The heat from the Vicks absorbs into the skin and brings you toothache relief.

Hall's Cough Drops

Halls Cough Drops have a small amount of anestetic in them. Pop a couple into your mouth and let them disolve.

Listerine or Other Mouthwash

Many mouthwashes, like Listerine, kill bacteria. Most toothaches are cause by bacteria eating into the soft tissue of the tooth. You do the math. Try gargling Listerine.

Maximum Strength Orajel Gel

Okay, this is actually recommended for toothaches -- but it doesn't hurt to mention it.

Colloidal silver

Not sure about this one, but we have seen it mentioned several places. Colloidal Silver can be found at health food stores. It may have antibiotic properties. Hold a dropper-full under your tongue and then swallow twice daily.

I wash my mouth with Listerine during a toothache and it really works. - Dawn

These are Just a Very Few of the Many Household Toothache Remedies You Can Try

From Fruits to Essenial Oils -- There is Something for Everyone.

The toothache remedies above WILL bring relief to some people with minor toothache pain and work well as short-term relief until you can see a dentist.

However some people will not get the relief they are looking for and should consider more common toothache remedies.

There are many foods have pain relieving effect on toothaches. From Onions to Peppers and everything in-between. You porbably have several in your kitchen right now. Learn what they are and how they can be used at our Natural Remedies for a Toothache Lens.

Oils and Extracts -- from common to exotic -- are covered in the Toothache Home Remedies Lens

And for even more ways to get rid of your toothache quickly at home, visit My Best Home Toothache Remedies.

Our Favorite At-Home Toothache Remedy Resourse is 12 Hour Toothache Cure

These toothache remedies are just a few of the natural remedies you can try with simple household products. They can be effective for minor toothache pain and as short-term relief until you can see a dentist.

But for more advanced and aggressive pain you need more advanced and aggressive remedies.

The 12 Hour Toothache Cure could be the relief you are searching for.

It is created by someone who has been through the exact same tormenting pain that you are going through right now. A normal person who was suffering and found the cure. You WILL NOT believe where she finally found it.

Visit the The 12 Hour Toothache Cure and see for yourself.

You can be pain-free by tomorrow.

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