Peppermint tea bags and garlic may temporarily relieve tooth pain, but they are short-term solutions. The best way to reliably treat tooth pain is to have a dentist fix the underlying cause, according to AZ Family Dental... More »

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Flossing or rinsing can get rid of some common toothaches, but the particular type of remedy is affected by the cause, according to Smile Dental Center Family Dentistry. Taking anti-inflammatory medications such as aspir... More »

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 »

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Common symptoms of a tooth abscess are a toothache with a throbbing or shooting pain, fever, tooth sensitivity to hot or cold drinks, bad breath and swollen neck glands. Other symptoms are inflamed gums, swollen upper or... More »

Although early tooth decay normally causes no symptoms, signs of more advanced tooth decay may include a toothache, visible holes in the teeth, pain when biting down, tooth sensitivity and staining of the teeth, accordin... More »

One home remedy that can relieve a toothache quickly is an application of whiskey, pepper, clove oil, onion, lime, garlic clove or vanilla extract on the aching tooth. Other home remedies include salt water gargling, app... More »

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A dental infection, or abscessed tooth, causes an ongoing toothache, swollen neck glands, fever, tooth sensitivity or foul-smelling breath, explains WebMD. Other symptoms include swelling gums or jaw, painful chewing, ge... More »