Apply ice pack for the care and relief of Toothache
Effectiveness: 3.0Popularity: 77
Why it works: A pack of cold ice on the cheek can reduce both the pain and swelling. A word of caution though, if a toothache is caused by an exposed nerve, the extreme cold could make the pain worse instead of better.
How it works: Wrap an ice pack in a towel and apply it to the outside of mouth for 10 to 15 minutes every hour until pain subsides. The ice will reduce swelling and calm agitated nerve endings in aching tooth.
The self cure remedy of Apply ice pack for the care and relief of Toothache has an effectiveness score of 3.0 and a popularity score of 77 on the self-cure system.