Toothaches disrupt all aspects of our lives. Do you have a toothache and are wondering how to numb the pain as you book an appointment with your dentist?

Key takeaways:

– Kill bacteria by applying mashed garlic to the affected area or rinsing using warm and salty water.

– Numb the pain by drinking peppermint tea, taking painkillers and placing an ice pack on the affected area.

– Sprinkle thyme and water onto a cotton ball and press it on your teeth.

Ensure to book a visit with your dentist for further treatment.

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Dr. Rizwan Khawaja BDS (University of Manchester)

Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire in practices, specialist centres and treatment centres.

As a certified dentist in Inman Aligner treatments, Riz has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He is also working towards specializing in restorative dentistry in the near future.

In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.

He also loves travel and considers himself as a bit of a foodie!