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Above, how to use the temporary filling materials included in kits to repair lost fillings and loose caps.
Teeth decay for five basic reasons: You won't hear the dentist tell you this, but the true cause of tooth decay is acid-producing bacteria!Here are some basic reasons teeth decay:
bacteria - Dentists don't often explain that the main reason teeth decay is bacteria, which thrive on the carbohydrates you consume. Bacteria causes tooth decay, not sugar. You should never share drinks or utensils with your children, or you will give them your bacteria!
plaque - most common thing the dentist will tell you is the reason for tooth decay, but plaque is actually a symptom and not the cause. Plaque is a buildup of bacteria.
acid - acids in the foods you eat degrade your teeth. Eating celery help you neutralize plaque-causing acids.
fluoride - Your dentist told you that fluoride is good for your teeth, but people are awakening that it is really just the opposite. Fluoride is not only a neurotoxin, but it causes fluoridosis! Learn how and why to avoid fluoride.
demineralizing of teeth. The solution is to remineralize your teeth. You can give teeth a healthy start to cure your tooth decay problem.
Now that you know how to use a temporary filling for a lost tooth, you can learn how to save a tooth.
Save-A-tooth, pictured right, will help save a knocked out tooth until you can get help! Inside you'll find solutions that preserve and nourish the ligament cells on the tooth root for up to 24 hours for safe transport to a dentist.
Happy endings... Smile, because you're a prepper and you now have preparedness plans for a dental emergency. Remember also to never use your teeth as tools (use them only for eating). If you have no option, use your canines which have the thickest covering of enamel for protection.
Temporary Dental Kits Emergency Dental - How to Use a Temporary Filling
Preppers plan ahead! When dental emergency strikes, preppers are ready with pain relief and a temporary dental filling kit.
When there is no dentist, preppers can temporarily fix a chipped tooth in an emergency by purchasing temporary filling material and adhering the material to the damaged tooth. It's a pretty simple process, but it's good to know ahead what to do and the video below will help. Here's how to use a temporary filling kit...
How to Use a Temporary Filling Kit Need a quick lesson on how to make the dental filling in an emergency?
Step one: Manage the pain. A dental analgesic might be necessary and if so, there are several good brands on the market to provide temporary pain relief.
Natural toothache relief:
Clove oil contains a natural anesthetic called eugenol, it provides temporary relief, and it may also hurt your tongue. It's also hard to find unless you're a prepper and dabble in essential oils.
Warm salt water cleanses your mouth and helps get rid of pus
Hydrogen peroxide is an oral debriding agent. Mix with water and swish.
Garlic is a natural antibiotic can also help to relief pain. Chew, then spit.
Over the counter toothache solutions:
Hurricaine topical anesthetic gel, pictured left is a topical anesthetic.
Orajel, pictured right, offers the highest concentration of pain medicine available without prescription
Red Cross Toothache - relieves throbbing persistant pain with Eugenol oil and sesame oil to offer instant relief. It's pictured top left.
Step two: Select the proper dental aid kit. Care for temporary lost filling and loose cap repair is different than care if you knock out the entire tooth!
Dental Medic. Pictured left, DentalMedic is a complete first aid kit for your teeth. For example, it includes an irrigation syringe and wound closure strips to clean and close wounds and it's waterproof so that it can withstand extremes while bugging out.
Dentemp. With Dentemp, you can repair lost fillings and loose caps and eat on it in 60 minutes! Clinically proven to temporarily repair loose caps and crowns and replace lost fillings, this kit also include pain relief. The formula is safe, strong and easy to use. Also from the makers of Dentemp is Refilit. This kit offers one step and no mixing. Refilit Maximum Strength Filling Material is in cherry flavor and it's exclusively for lost fillings for multiple applications. It's also Eugenol free.
Need a quick lesson on how to make the dental filling in an emergency? Preppers plan for emergency dental procedures by stockin toothache pain relief options (natural and over the counter).