Acupressure Points for Relieving Toothaches & the pain associated with gum disease
| Working on these points can help you get better quicker. You do not have to use all of these points. Using just one or two of them whenever you have a free hand can be effective.|
Points (A) -- Facial Beauty
Location: At the bottom of the cheekbone, directly below the pupil. Benefits: Relieves toothaches, head congestion, and sinus pain.
Points (B) -- Jaw Chariot
Location: Between the upper and lower jaws, on the muscle in front of the earlobe that bulges when the back teeth are slightly clenched. Benefits: Relieves jaw pain and spasm, TMJ problems, lockjaw, sore throats, dental neuralgia, and toothaches.
Points (C) -- Shoulder Meeting Point
Location: On the outer surface of the upper arm, one thumb width in back of the base of the upper arm muscle (the deltoid) and two finger widths higher up toward the shoulder. Benefits: Relieves toothaches, elbow pain, shoulder pain, and painful arm extension.
Points (D) -- Joining the Valley
Caution: This point is forbidden for pregnant women because its stimulation can cause premature contractions in the uterus.
Location: In the webbing between the thumb and index finger at the highest spot of the muscle when the thumb and index finger are brought close together. Benefits: Relieves headaches and toothaches; also traditionally used as a general pain reliever, decongestant, and anti-inflammatory point.
These techniques are used only for temporary relief till you can visit us at iDENT for further treatment.