Dental Problems

How to Relieve Toothache with Pressure Points

Pit-and-FissureThere are many pressure points which have been known for relieving pain and ache associated with an infected tooth. Thus, one can try pressure points to relieve toothache. Pressure points for treating different conditions have been in use for centuries before the invention of the modern pain-relieving medications. The pressure points need to be pressed gradually and gently. Hard and abrupt pressing on the pressure points could lead to an injury or an intense pain.

  1. Ear pressure point:

    Place the tip of your finger in the front of the ear hole. Then, when you open your jaw, feel for the gap which forms and press the point in that gap. Make sure that you do it carefully. You would feel the tingling sensation in the jaw. This partially helps to paralyze the nerves which are responsible for causing pain from the toothache.

  2. Under ear pressure point:

    Place your finger under the ear directly where it meets the head. Your finger must be in that gap just behind the ear lobe. Later, when you open the jaw the gap becomes bigger, then press the point in that gap. You would feel a numbing sensation on the side of the head and in the ear.

  3. Jaw pressure point:

    Place your finger on the jaw bone exactly under the outer corner of the eye. Press at that point on the inner edge of the jaw bone. Press outward and inward toward the jaw bone. This would make much if the mouth go numb.

  4. Cheek pressure point:

    Place the finger under the cheek bone which should be directly under the eye ball while looking forward. Then press the point inward and upward towards the cheek bone. Much of the face including the upper jaw will go numb.

  5. Achilles Tendon:

    Achilles tendon is the ridge which connects the heel and calf. Press the points in the middle of the Achilles tendon on both the sides. Do this in the indention that is between the bone and the ridge which sticks out in the ankle.

All these pressure points force the body to divert its attention away from the toothache. It is better that you consult a professional as they are well experienced with the pressure point techniques. They help you better for any pressure point treatment.

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