Brush and Floss
You should brush the teeth and floss them every day. Regular brushing can relieve tooth pain. If the pain stays for more than 24 hours, you should take your child to the dentist.
Rinsing with Salt Water
Rinsing teeth wit salt water can relieve a toothache and reduce swelling around sore tooth. You should add half a teaspoon of table salt to one cup of warm water. You should stir to dissolve it well. Have your child swish the saltwater for 30 seconds before spitting.
Putting on Ice Pack
You should wrap an ice pack in a towel and hold the ice pack on the affected area for 15 to 20 minutes. If this pack provides relief, you can use it for a few hours. You should avoid putting ice directly on the painful area.
You can go to a pharmacy near you and ask for some over-the-counter medicine to relieve a toothache. You should still consult your child’s doctor before giving him or her any medication.
Visit a Dentist
If your child suffers from a toothache for a long time, you should visit a dentist. It is also recommended to go to a dentist for regular checkups at few months interval.
Remember these tips when your child has a toothache. Make sure your child brushes his/her teeth properly and regularly. This will help to prevent tooth pain.