Toothaches are common in many persons. “They are cavities or an infection; a tooth with an exposed tooth root, a cracked tooth, gum disease, a loose filling or a jaw joint disorder.” (Home Remedies for Toothache, 2013) A toothache originates in the center of the tooth where there is pulp. The pulp itself is irritated because the nerve roots are sensitive. This article is on the home remedies you could do to help you with a toothache.
Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is a condition that occurs during an overgrowth of bacteria in the buccal cavity. This can cause the tooth to be loosed due to the destruction of the tissue and bones surrounding the teeth. The initial stages of gum diseases known as gingivitis are characterized by swollen gum, reddened, and bleeding gum while eating or brushing.