Gums So Swollen That My Denture Wouldn't Fit Right
Author: Angela K.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Word Count: 185
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10514-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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I noticed that my upper inner gum on the right side had become sore and irritated, and then the outer side followed suit. The tooth felt okay; it appeared to be just the gums.
I also wear a denture, and that was adding to the irritation. In fact, a couple of days later, the denture had dropped a millimeter or so because of the swelling!
I had been spraying a bit of the Thieves Spray on the areas and then began to add a drop of Thieves essential oil blend to my Thieves Dentarome Ultra Toothpaste. The actual tooth was feeling sore by then as well.
I required more assistance, so I looked in my essential oils reference book book and put the following essential oils into a size "00" capsule:
5 drops Thyme
5 drops Oregano
5 drops Clove
I took one capsule 3 times a day.
The next day I could wear my denture with no irritation or discomfort, and I continued to take the capsules that I had made for another couple of days to knock out whatever was going on. What a miracle these essential oils are!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: gums, toothache, periodontitis, gingivitis, periodontal, dental, cavity, cavities, abscess, abscessed, oral, 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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