Antibiotics Cleared Tooth Infection Not Discomfort
Author: Brent J.
Word Count: 156
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10395-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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I woke up one morning with a soreness and swelling in my neck in the area of the lymph nodes. Looking in the mirror, I realized that I had an infection.
Not having private health or dental insurance, I went to the doctor at the VA hospital. The doctor said that I had an infected tooth and prescribed an antibiotic. This helped clear up the infection but did not relieve the discomfort that I had.
Fortunately I went to visit my sister who recommended that I try some Thieves essential oil blend. We got a Q-tip, put a few drops of the essential oil on it, and I swabbed my gums. The numbing effect immediately helped with the discomfort and swelling that I was experiencing.
My sister also explained that Thieves supports your immune system. I probably need to order her some more Thieves since I used the last of it!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: oral, dental, node, abscess, abscessed, toothache, toothaches.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"Both clove and benzocaine gels had significantly lower mean pain scores than placebos. No significant difference was observed between clove and benzocaine regarding pain scores. Clove gel might possess a potential to replace benzocaine as a topical [anesthetic] agent before needle insertion."||Link|
|2.||Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."||Link|
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