Home Remedies For Dry Socket


Dry socket is called alveolar osteitis which is a painful dental condition. It normally appears after a tooth extraction. In addition, dry socket occurs when a blood clot form did not form at the extracted site that leads to dislodged before the wound has healed. How to treat it at home effectively by home remedies for dry socket in this article you should take a look immediately.

  1. Water

Water used to suggest for improve immune system. With a dry socket, water has another function which reduce pain and swelling in your affected site. In addition, drinking enough water probably prevent further infection. You are recommended to drink enough 2 liters of water to treat dry socket quickly. Potentially, according to a study water help to push all toxins and harmful foreign inside our body through urine.

  1. Clove oil

You can drop a few of clove oil then dip into a small cotton swab then put it on the dry socket position for 1 minute. After that remove it and rinse with warm water to clean your mouth. You can repeat several times per day. Clove oil help reduce pain and irritable to your dry socket.

  1. Ice packs

Cold compression is a good for injury. Wrap ice into a clean towel then apply into the affected side for 20 minutes and rest to prevent burn. This method should do in the first 24-48 hours after tooth extraction. Ice packs might reduce pain and swelling. Otherwise, it prevents inflammation.

  1. A salt water rinse

Put 1 teaspoon of salt into a glass of water then stir until it dissolved. Then rinse your mouth gently. You may perhaps repeat 2-3 times per day in the morning, before go to bed and after meals to get effectively. It is helpful for preventing infection and bacteria.

  1. Turmeric

Turmeric powder is a good herbal to treat variety of medical conditions. It can stop growth of bacteria and harmful materials which attached your dry socket. Potentially, turmeric contains antiseptic substance. You can get the turmeric powder into a cup a warm water then stir. Rinse your mouth with this for several times. See more functions of turmeric to our health here: 10 Benefits of Turmeric that You Might Not Know About

  1. Yogurt

Yogurt is not only good for skin and digestive system. It is perfect way to cure dry socket at home. Yogurt brings a large of number health benefits such as restore pH in your mouth and pushes all bacteria leading to dry socket. You should eat several cup of yogurt per day to protect your body and get rid of dry socket.

  1. Apple cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar might cure bacterial vaginosis, hematoma and sore throat. There are many solutions to use apple cider vinegar such as rinse the mouth with vinegar and water several times per day or put  a few of honey with a little of apple cider vinegar. According to a study, apple cider vinegar wipes out bacteria and prevents infection to your mouth. See more ways to reduce dental problems: Home Remedies for Tooth Decay and Cavities

  1. Lifestyle

Try to avoid smoking or drinking alcohol. These contain some harmful chemicals which prolong your healing duration and make your dry socket more serious.

  1. Diet

Diet is an important part to improve your dental problem. Try to avoid hard or spicy because these foods will make your dry socket more painful. In a few days after a tooth extraction you should consider to eat soft foods to reduce pressure of dry socket.





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