10 Home Remedies for Toothache


There are certain things in life we expect to be a little painful: the credit card bill, breakups, karaoke night when you have a cold. Teeth, however, aren’t supposed to hurt—which is why it’s so easy for a toothache to take a person by surprise. And unlike having something stuck in your eye (which has a clear cause), it’s not always clear what to do about tooth pain. It’s unpleasant, but not quite an emergency situation in most cases. And who wants to make an extra trip to the dentist? (It’s so hard to get an appointment anyways.)