As painful as a dental abscess is and can be, the simple truth of the matter is that it happens to be a health complaint that can for the most part, avoided and minimized by means of a carefully regulated and controlled diet by a person. Please note that if you are currently undergoing medical treatment that can impair your autoimmune system such as chemotherapy, or if you are suffering from Sjorens Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, HIV/AIDS, then the chances of you acquiring a dental abscess are significantly increased and so this means that you will need to take particularly careful care with your diet.
If you are unfortunate enough to develop a dental abscess then you may wish to make use of the following remedies to help reduce the pain. Please note that the following suggestions cannot actually cure the dental abscess they will merely provide you with some much needed relief from the pain and inflammation of the condition. For that reason, it is strongly recommended that you make contact with your dentist who will then be able to intervene to surgically drain the abscess of the debris and the pus that is contained within it, in order to finally cure it.
An used (therefore, dry) black teabag which is applied between the afflicted tooth and the gumline is strongly recommended, and this is one remedy that is especially beneficial for overnight.
A diluted solution of hydrogen peroxide (make sure that the concentration of it does not exceed 1.5% otherwise you will end up putting your health at risk) is an excellent choice to help disinfect the afflicted area, and will also help to reduce some of the pain and swelling associated with and caused by the condition.
If the prospect of using hydrogen peroxide is too uncomfortable a concept for you, then you can always make use of the tea tree oil instead, which will provide you with precisely the same benefits and degree of relief as the hydrogen peroxide provides.
Increase the amount of garlic in your diet, and garlic supplements are ideal for this. The reason for this is due to the fact that garlic has infection fighting properties.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.