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Homeopathic Medicines for Toothaches

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

 

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.

Mercurius: Children who salivate profusely during a toothache often need this medicine. The pains are aggravated by biting, cold air, and at night. Their pains may extend to the ears.

Nux moschata: When children have severe throbbing pain that extends to neighboring teeth or to the ear, this medicine should be considered. Usually the pains are aggravated by cold and relieved by warmth.

Plantago: Like children who need Mercurius, these children have much salivation with their toothache. Their teeth are sensitive to touch and to extremes of temperature. They may experience some pain or twitching of the eyelid along with the toothache.

RUTA: This medicine is beneficial before and after a tooth extraction.

Staphysagria: Tooth pain that is so sensitive that children cannot stand the slightest touch suggests the need for this medicine. The pains are worse from cold drinks or cold air.

Severe tooth pain should receive care from a dentist.

Homeopathic remedies of toothpain

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Tooth pain is the common complaint can be due to problem in teeth or may cause due to other causes also. causes irritation of the nerve root most often associated with injury, infection, cavity and other reasons.

General causes of tooth pain:

  • Abscess – often caused due to poor oral hygiene.
  • Dental carries – tooth pain due to cavity in the tooth which is also caused due to poor oral hygiene.
  • Gingivitis – inflammation of the gums associated with pain swelling, bleeding and foul smell from breath.
  • Jaw pain – caused due to various medical conditions like injury, neuralgia causes tooth pain.
  • Sinus infection – can also cause tooth pain.
  • Grinding of teeth – especially children have this habit to grind teeth which can cause tooth pain.
  • Infant teething troubles – causes tooth pain along with irritation and other associated symptoms.
  • Infection in the ear – pain often extends to tooth which is aggravated by chewing and swelling.
  • The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat tooth pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility.
  • As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for tooth pain treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the pain. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person.  Some important homeopathic medicines given below for the treatment of tooth pain:
  • Kreosote, Calcaria carb, Aurum Triph, Phosphorous, Arnica, Spigelia, Pulsatilla, Coffea Cruda, Belladonna, Natrum Mur, Lycopodium, Natrum Carb, Hyoscyamus, Chamomilla, Nux Vom, Nat. Sulph, Calcaria Flour, Merc Sol and many other medicines.