There is no single best treatment for a toothache, but cleaning the mouth, applying a cool compress and taking over-the-counter pain medication may ease the pain, according to WebMD. It is also important that a person se... More » Health Dental

Some of the best ways to stop a toothache include using clove oil, applying a cold compress, rinsing and flossing, according to HowStuffWorks. If the tooth pain lasts for more than a couple of days, consult a dentist. More » Health Dental

Taking a nonprescription pain reliever such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen is the best way to help relieve the pain of a toothache, according to eMedicineHealth. Using oil of clove on the affected tooth may also help numb... More » Health Dental
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The initial treatment to relieve a toothache is to rinse the mouth, apply a cool compress and to take painkillers, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. If these initial measures don't work, it may be time to see a dentist... More » Health Dental

Although it is often necessary to consult with a dentist when a toothache occurs, remedies to ease the pain and help reduce irritation include rinsing the mouth with warm water and flossing to remove food particles. An o... More » Health Dental

To treat a toothache, clean and inspect the mouth, try at-home remedies and treatments to reduce the pain, and see a dentist, if necessary. The time required to cure a toothache varies depending on the cause and treatmen... More » Health Dental