Sensitive teeth do not allow us to drink or eat anything which is sweet, hot or cold. Best Beautys shows how to make home remedies for teeth sensitivity.
What Is Teeth Sensitivity?
A tooth is made up of dentin which contains tiny nerve endings. The crown part is covered by hardcover called ‘enamel’ and root of the tooth is protected by a layer called ‘cementum’. Tooth sensitivity occurs when enamel or cementum is damaged, exposing nerve endings to hot, sweet and cold conditions.
What Causes Teeth Sensitivity?
- Brushing aggressively
- Using hard-bristled toothbrush
- Bacteria in mouth
- Exposed tooth root
- Gum disease
- Tooth decay
Natural Home Remedies For Teeth Sensitivity
Rock Salt For Teeth Sensitivity
In a glass of lukewarm water add 2 tablespoons of rock salt. Mix well. Use this solution to gargle twice in a day to get relief from sensitive teeth.
Clove has anti-inflammatory, anesthetic and antibacterial properties that help to fight oral infections and reduce tooth pain.
Grind 1 teaspoon of cloves and make a fine powder. Mix clove powder with few drops of coconut or olive oil. Apply this mixture to the affected area and leave for 30 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.
Garlic has antibacterial and anesthetic properties. Crush 2-3 garlic cloves and add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and few drops of water. Apply this paste to the affected tooth. Leave for 5 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
Cinnamon Essential Oil
Cinnamon has anti-bacterial properties. Add 2-3 drops of cinnamon oil or 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder to your to your toothpaste. Brush as normal. It can fight tooth decaying bacteria and prevent teeth from becoming sensitive.
Guava leaves have multiple medicinal properties. It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that help to relieve tooth sensitivity.
Add 5-6 guava leaves to water. Let it boil for 5 minutes. Use this water as mouth rinse solution. It also helps to relieve bad breath.
Arnica helps to reduce inflammation and gives instant relief. This natural medicine is frequently used for injury cases. It is also used for a sore throat, pain after surgery or wisdom tooth. Apply arnica gel every day to relieve tooth sensitivity.
Mix 1 tablespoon of mustard seed oil with 1 tablespoon of rock salt. Mustard oil and salt have the property to reduce tooth sensitivity. Apply this mixture to affected area and massage gently. Leave for 5 minutes and rinse with normal water.
Above were the natural home remedies to cure sensitive teeth. If the condition is worse consult dentist immediately.