Homeopathic remedies for toothache

Causes:
Dental caries or root abscess formations. A dull ache, at times throbbing, with a swelling of the face and jaw.

Symptoms:
Pain, swelling and tenderness.

Treatment

Aconitum: When children experience sharp and excruciating dental pain that makes them frantic, this medicine should be considered. The pains are usually worse at night and by cold. They cause great restlessness and anxiety.

ARNICA: This medicine is good to be taken pre- and post-operatively for tooth extraction or any other dental surgery.

BELLADONNA: When there is rapid onset of throbbing pain that is better by warmth, this medicine is valuable. There is redness and swelling of the gums and a flushed face with hot skin. The children moan, especially when exposed to the air. They tend to have dilated pupils.

Chamomilla: These children experience extreme pain that is worse at night and by warm applications or warm drinks and better by cold things (they prefer to suck on an ice cube). These children are extremely irritable. They cry loudly and persistently. Rocking and carrying them provides relief, but only temporarily.

COFFEA: A toothache that makes children extremely restless and sleepless suggests this medicine. They receive some relief from cold water, while the pain is aggravated by warm drinks or food.

HEPAR SULPHUR: Tooth pain from the slightest touch and from exposure to cold water, food, or air suggests this medicine. These children are hyper-irritable.

HYPERICUM: When children have shooting pains from injury or infection, this medicine should be considered. It is also good for injuries to the front teeth.



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