Home Remedies for Tooth Infection

Posted on : 09-06-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Home remedies for tooth infection are potent remedies to control, prevent and even cure the infection which can damage our teeth. The slow and gradual process, resulting in the formation of cavities is known as tooth infection. The top most layer of the tooth i.e. enamel is removed by, an acid producing bacteria, which further leads to tooth decay.When the bacteria in the mouth, comes in contact with food particles, on the surface of tooth, then tooth decay starts which finally causes infected tooth.

Home Remedies for Tooth Infection 

Some important home remedies for infected tooth are very effective .

Clear the bacteria:

In a glass of lukewarm water add 2-3 tsp of common salt and rinse the area around infected tooth. This helps in clearing bacteria. It is a simple home remedy for infection in tooth.

Ice therapy:

Wrap an ice cube in a towel and press it against the cheek with infected tooth. Ice will numb the area and provide relief from pain and swelling. This an easy to use remedy for infected tooth trouble.

Clove Oil:

Put 2-3 drops of clove oil on the affected tooth. This natural and effective remedy fights infection and reduces pain.

Raw Onion:

Raw onion can kill harmful bacteria in the mouth. So eat raw onion daily. It is a very useful home remedy for tooth infection.

Mustard oil And Turmeric Powder

Mix ½ tsp mustard oil + ½ tsp turmeric powder + ½ tsp common salt. Use this paste to clean the infected tooth or you can use it as a daily teeth cleaner. This is one of the best homemade remedy for all teeth problems.
Juice of Wheat grass is very effective in reducing tooth decay. It is an another herbal remedy for infected tooth. Using these simple home remedies for infected tooth , you can easily get rid of this problem.

For further details take guidelines from your dentist. You may call Dr. Haddon Suttner for any type of dental problems on 02 9365 6197. For details about the services visit Dentist Bondi.

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