If you are reading this article maybe you are already experiencing toothache right now or you are just preparing once you get one. Whatever it is, be reminded though that it is better to get to your dentist as soon as possible. Toothaches happens for a reason and consulting your dentist for it can really helps to prevent whatever bad thing that is going to happen to your teeth. If however you have no way of going to your dentist right away, maybe it is night time and your dentist's office is already close, then here are some home remedies that you can use to ease the pain until you can get your dentist take a look in your aching tooth.

Salt And Warm Water Solution

Take 1 tablespoon of salt and put it into a glass of warm water. Stir it until the salt is dissolved completely. Use the solution to rinse your mouth and then spit it out. Do this until needed. The salt in the water helps to fight the bacteria and can reduces the swelling which can ease the pain of a toothache.


A clove of garlic can also help relieve the pain of a toothache. Smash a clove of garlic and apply it to the area where the aching tooth is. Hold it in for a couple of seconds by biting on it. You can also add a salt into the smashed garlic before applying it into the tooth 

Black Pepper

Black pepper can be applied into the tooth to ease the pain. You can also add a salt if you want.


Rinse your mouth with an alcohol, vodka or whiskey. A mouthwash with a large content of alcohol can also be used. Take note, don't gargle the alcohol alone because it might cause damage on your throat. Mix a teaspoon of alcohol with a cup of warm water and that's it. So easy and convenient.

Guava Leaves

A fresh guava leaves can be chewed on to help with an aching tooth. You can also boil the guava leaves, add a salt and you can use it as a mouthwash.


Ice can help ease the pain by numbing the area where the aching tooth. Wrap an ice in a cloth and press it on the side of your cheek where the aching tooth is located.

Please be advised that in no way we are saying that this the right way to releive an aching tooth but we have used these and they have help ease the pain. It is still better though to consult your dentist's for advises of what to do on an aching tooth.