Homoeopathy has a great scope in range of different dental ailments people commonly experience. Hekla Lava and Mercurius Vivus help with tooth decay and swelling- esp periapical cysts/abscess.

In dental abscess other useful medicines are Fluoric acid, Silicea, Mercurius, Gun Powder and Heparsulph. Other medicines found useful are Aconite, Magnesium phosphate,Silica And of course, Chamomilla, which is particularly indicated for teething babies. Plantago tincture, locally applied every 15 minutes, is an excellent therapy for sensitivity,giving immediate and long-lasting relief after just a few applications.

It can be rubbed onto or around a tooth or teeth that are sensitive to hot or cold, or applied as a “toothache tincture”.