To ease pain until you can see a dentist.....
1. Floss and brush!
Don't assume that a cavity is to blame: "Small bits of food, such as popcorn kernels, wedged between the teeth, can irritate the gums and cause a toothache-
Swish with 50/50 mix of 3% hydrogen peroxide and water for 30 seconds to safely kill any gum or nerve irritating bacteria. Next, swish with a soothing mix of 1 tsp. salt and 8 oz. of warm water.
3. Try clove oil.
Tooth still hurts? For quick pain relief, "apply clove oil (sold in health-
Need a dentist now?
If you have a dental emergency during weekend or holiday,
and your dentist isn't available, call the E.R.!
Most emergency rooms have dentists on staff.