home remedies for dry socket

Clove Oil

Clove oil has proved to be an effective treatment for dry socket. It can be applied directly on the dry socket with the help of a cotton swab. To decrease the sting of clove, first soak the cotton ball in the water and then, dip it in the clove oil. Now, apply it on the dry socket. You can also apply it on the neighbouring aching teeth. Do it once or twice throughout a day.

Saline Water

Gargling with lukewarm water and salt also provide relief from the pain of dry socket.


Consume yogurt a lot as it works as a natural antibiotic.

Cold Tea Bag

Take a cold tea bag and press it with the help of your teeth on the region, which is suffering intensely with pain. The tannic acid present in the tea relieves the pain. This is an effective home treatment for dry socket.