Home Treatment for Sinus Toothache

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Cold compress

Use an ice pack and put it on the cheek may help ease the pain, especially if your face is swollen. The cold of ice pack can help improve the inflammation.

Another idea – put some ice in your hand! Do it in your hand on the same side of where your toothache occurs. Rub the ice in the area between your forefinger and thumb for about 5-7 minutes. You usually will see this area turns numb afterward. This idea may help stop pain signal to the brain!

Clove oil

Clove oil has essential properties to help numb your sinus toothache. Just rub it gently on the sore area. Some herbalists say that it works as well as benzocaine, a substance that is commonly found in OTC (over-the-counter) toothache gels.

Saltwater rinse

Dissolve about 0.5 teaspoon salt into 8 ounces warm water. Then swish it around in your mouth (don’t swallow it – split it out)! Some people find that this idea can help ease their toothache.

Turmeric and ginger

These herbs contain anti-inflammatory properties, which may help decrease your pain. Make the paste by mixing turmeric or ginger in a litter water. Then rub it over the sore area, and leave it for a while.

OTC pain relievers

If necessary, use OTC pain relievers to help soothe your pain. There are a number of choices to choose from. For example, you can try with common NSAIDs like ibuprofen – or with aspirin. And if you choose aspirin, don’t chew or put it right on the sore area of your gums /tooth … so you have to swallow it!

How long your sinus toothache lasts is dependent on the underlying cause. Sometimes sinusitis can be chronic that may last 8 weeks or more, this is particularly true if it is linked to particular condition. See more this issue in this section!