Here is a general guide to the use of homeopathy for self-prescribing in commonly encountered Dental conditions. Hope this will be useful for you.
Belladonna: Best for early dental abscess accompanied by redness and throbbing.
Bryonia: Use for acute inflammation or if pricking or stitching pain is relieved by firm pressure.
Hepar sulphuris: When there is an abscess accompanied by pus formation.
Myristica: You can use it when swelling is accompanied by numbness of the area.
Pulsatilla: When the pain is accentuated by heat and relieved by cold water.
Pyrogenium: When pus is present without drainage and there is a risk of infection.
Silicea: Used to hasten the discharge when pus is draining, in low potencies.
FEARS/ APPREHENSION RELATED TO DENTAL PROCEDURES
Aconite: When there is panic, fright, and general mental and physical restlessness, or sudden violent attacks of fear.
Calcarea carbonica: Use for the fearful, weary, and hopeless person who worries toward evening.
Coffea cruda (potentized coffee): Works well as a tranquilizer.
Chamomilla: It has a tranquilizing action for restful sleep. It also raises a low pain threshold.
Nux vomica: Works well in many high-strung, nervous, irritable people with stomach problems.
Pulsatilla: Useful for states of anxiety in mild gentle persons.
BRUXISM: A state of grinding or clenching of teeth, in children or stressed adults.
Belladonna: When the grinding problem causes painful teeth.
Podophyllum: Use for night or sleep grinding with a burning sensation of the tongue.
DENTAL CARIES/ NECROSIS: Theridion
GINGIVITIS, PERIODONTITIS AND ALVEOLITIS
Arsenicum album: Unhealthy, bleeding gums.
China: Also used for gum tissue that is bleeding.
Ferrum phosphoricum: Used for poor gum tone or gums that bleed after brushing.
Hypericum: For tender gum tissue and to promote healing.
Kali chloricum: When you have acute ulcerative tissue or decay in the teeth.
Natrium muriaticum: Tissue integrity or health.
Hepar sulphuris: Tissues with suppuration, the tendency for chronic abscesses.
Silicea: Periodontal abscess with swollen glands.
Staphysagria: Loose teeth, the pain increased by pressure.
Symphytum: when there are injuries to the periosteum or the bone. Stimulates growth of normal skin on ulcerated or decayed surfaces.
Mercurius solubilis: A state of acute ulcerative tissue/ tooth decay with a coated tongue and metallic taste in the mouth.
Nux vomica: If you have swollen painful gums when the back of the tongue has a whitish coating in a person who consumes a lot of stimulants such as coffee and tea.
Phosphorus: Used for swollen gums that bleed easily, and when there’s an overproduction of saliva.
Ruta graveolens: Injured bone and alveolitis (“dry socket”).
Merc viv: When there is tenderness and swelling of the bone in a condition like dental periostitis.
Arnica: Bleeding accompanied by bruised soreness of the teeth.
Ferrum phosphoricum: When there is bright red bleeding of the teeth.
Phosphorus: Use for persistent or chronic bleeding.
Apis mellifica: Post-injection soreness after dental work.
Chamomilla: This can be used an hour prior to a dental appointment for patients with a low pain threshold. It also expedites the wearing off of the numbness following the dental appointment.
Gelsemium: Eliminate the nervous reactions to local anesthetics; calming the child/ adult before the procedure.
Hypericum: Where there is an injured nerve.
Ledum: For puncture wounds and soreness resulting from a dental injection.
Magnesia phosphoricum: Stiffness and soreness of the jaws following prolonged dental work when the muscles are cramped and feel better with warmth.
Staphysagria: Used for incision-type wounds after soft tissue surgery.
Symphytum: Used for trauma of bone and periosteum, after dental operations.
Baryta carbonica: When there is excessive salivation during sleep, this remedy can be used.
Bryonia alba: Use for an extremely dry mouth, with dryness of mucous membranes and great thirst.
Phosphorus: Hyper-salivation, when the gums are swollen and bleed easily.
Pulsatilla: Diminished or scanty saliva with no thirst at all.
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT (TMJ)
Arum triphyllum: Pain in the joint on swallowing.
Calcarea flourica: When there are hypermobile joints in a person.
Calcarea phosphoricum: When the mouth cannot be opened without pain.
Carbo vegetabilis: Vertigo with nausea and tinnitus or ringing in the ears.
Chamomilla: When the pain threshold is low in a person. Unbearable spasms of pain radiating into the ear.
Cuprum metallicum: When the mouth or jaws cannot be opened fully, with difficulty with eating, drinking, and oral hygiene.
Granatum: When there is painful cracking of the joint.
Magnesium phosphoricum: When there are muscle spasms around the joint.
Phytolacca decandra: Earaches with pain extending into teeth, jaw, and throat.
Rhus Toxicodendron: Joint stiffness that improves with movement and for popping of the TMJ.
Antimonium crudum: Toothache that is worse at night and is aggravated by heat.
Aranea diadema: Sudden, severe pain in the teeth after lying down.
Belladonna: Throbbing tooth which gets worse when pressure is applied.
Calcarea carbonicum: Toothache that worsens when exposed to hot or cold air.
Chamomilla: A toothache with intolerable pain that gets worse from warmth and not better with cold.
Coffea cruda: Toothache that worsens with heat and is relieved by ice.
Ferrum metallicum: Toothache, relieved by ice water.
Magnesia carbonicum: Toothache, worse at night, person must get up and walk about for relief.
Magnesia phosphoricum: A toothache, worse from cold and better from warmth.
Plantago major: Toothache, better with pressure and worse without cold air.
Pulsatilla: Toothache, relieved by holding cold water in the mouth.
Staphysagria: When the pain is from major decay of a number of teeth.
Calcarea carbonica: Used for the delayed eruption of teeth.
Chamomilla: Used for difficult teething.
Zlncum metallicum: Used for teeth gritting during difficult eruption and associated with loose teeth and bleeding gums.
Natrum muriaticum: Cold sores and fever blisters are addressed by this remedy. Lips and corners of mouth dry and cracked lips.
Nitric acid: Ulcers with irregular edges and a raw appearance with a tendency to bleed easily.
WISDOM TOOTH TROUBLES
When this leads to ear pain: Calc flour
You can refer to this when you encounter an acute condition of the teeth for yourself or your family.
For any long-lasting or recurrent issues, a deeper understanding of the predispositions of an individual along with the other accompanying symptoms of the case is needed for proper treatment. This can be achieved by working with a professional homeopath.