Auricular Therapy for toothache works wonders when applied at right points for right amount of time. Auricular therapy is an old age technique that has been used to treat millions of diseases and pains. Also known as auriculotherapy or ear acupressure or ear acupuncture, this therapy is based on the fact that ear is a place where hundreds of points lie that can be stimulated and their regular stimulation leads to better health or reduced pain. The theory lies behind the idea that ear is a micro system reflecting the entire body. In this article we will discuss about the auricular therapy for toothache. We will see how auricular therapy for toothache works. But before we go into the details of the treatment, we should know the basic causes of toothache, symptoms of toothache.

Like every other health issue, toothache is also very common health problem that can occur at any age to any person, be it a young, a child or an old person. Most of us have faced this painful toothache problem at some point in our lives. In maximum cases, the causes of toothache are irritation of a nerve to a tooth. This is the most common cause of toothache, other than this there are several other causes as well. The only way to prevent such painful toothaches from happening is to take proper dental care and oral hygiene.  Dental care includes three steps; one to brush the teeth daily, floss and use the mouthwash to rinse the mouth. Along with pain (a sharp and constant pain) a toothache may also bring with it several other problems like swelling, fever, headache accompanied by unpleasant drainage from the infected tooth.

Normally people like to treat the problem with pain killer medications and antibiotics. But these methods are not best to rely on. These medications have many side effects.  But it is best to rely on natural healing methods like Acupressure.

Causes of toothache

There are quite a few causes of toothache; here we have listed some of the most common ones.

  • Tooth fracture
  • Tooth decay
  • Grinding teeth
  • Abscessed tooth
  • Accumulation of food between the teeth
  • Infected gums and root of the tooth
  • Sinus infection
  • Trauma or injury to the tooth

Treatment of Toothache

As we discussed, there are many treatment of toothache. But painkillers and antibiotics are not good for health. They exactly do what they are meant to but in the long run, your body will become unresponsive to those medications. Hence it is always advisable to follow natural methods of treatment for any disorder or disease. Auricular therapy for toothache is one such natural way to treat the problem. This method does not have any side effects on human body.

There are three to four acupressure points on the outer auricle. Stimulating these points at the accurate position for regular interval. If the problem of toothache is severe, it is advisable to go and see a doctor. Initially, the location of the points to stimulate should be learned from professionals. Stimulating wrong points will not lead to any good results.