Prosthodontics which are also known as dentures are an important solution for tooth loss. In our what is good for denture pain? 5 natural remedies article we have some suggestions to those who are suffering from this pain.
It is applied in two ways as only a few teeth or as complete prosthetic teeth.
In the use of a denture adaptation phase it can cause pain and discomfort and this case is seen in 50% of denture users.
How to Suppress Denture Pain?
The salt provides a great relief for those who suffer from denture pain. It helps to reduce pain and swelling in the gums. Also it prevents the growth of the bacteria in the mouth and reduces the risk of mouth sores and dry mouth.
Gently rub your gums with salt for a few seconds by removing your dentures. Rinse with warm water. Repeat it once a day.
As an alternative you can add half – one dessertspoon of salt to a glass of warm water and use it to rinse your mouth. Continue rinsing your mouth with this water twice a day until swelling will be eliminated.
The clove is another excellent solution for denture users who suffer gum pain.
The clove suppresses the pain and at the same time disinfects the mouth with its features such as eugenol that is the main ingredient of clove, anti-inflammatory and analgesic.
Grind the dry cloves to make it half a dessertspoon powder.
Add a few drops of olive oil into it.
Apply it to your aching gums.
Wait for 5 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
Repeat it twice a day until you use your dentures without any discomfort.
Use black tea bags if you are looking for a natural solution for denture pain.
The black tea is rich in astringent that is called tannic acid which reduces the swelling in the gums besides suppressing pain in gums. The tannic acid is also an effective substance to eliminate the bad bacteria.
Put one black tea bag or 1-2 dessertspoon of normal tea to 1 cup of hot water and brew it for 5 minutes.
Let it cool down by taking the tea bag out.
Apply it to your gums and wait for 10-15 minutes.
Rinse your mouth with warm water.
Repeat it for once or twice a day for few days.
Do not drink or eat anything than water during this treatment.
You can use turmeric to reduce gum pain which has pain relieving features. The curcumin substance in turmeric has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduces pain, eliminates swelling and inflammation of the gums. And even this substance can also inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria in the mouth.
Mix the half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with a few drops of water and make a paste.
Apply the paste on the sore gums.
Wait for 5 minutes and then gently message your gums for a few minutes.
Do this home treatment twice a day at least for a week.
Aloe Vera Gel
Another effective method to get rid of from denture pain is to use aloe vera plant. The aloe vera plant prevents the growth of harmful bacteria in the mouth, helps to eliminate the pain and inflammation of the gums with its anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial content.
Cut the aloe vera leaf lengthwise with a knife and take the gel inside of it.
Blend it with blender.
Apply the gel you prepared by using a cotton directly on your sore gums. Wait for 10 minutes before you rinse your mouth with water.
Do not eat or drink anything for an hour.
Repeat it 2-3 times a day until you get rid of from your pain.