Gums Would Bleed Whenever I Brushed My Teeth
Author: Mimi S.
Word Count: 176
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 10520-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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For a few months, the gums around my front tooth were red and bleeding a little most of the time whenever I brushed my teeth, especially at night. My dentist said that the area was infected and that I needed a special deep cleansing.
Although I always brushed my teeth with Thieves Dentarome Plus Toothpaste, gargled with Thieves Fresh Essence Mouthwash, and even used a few drops of Thieves essential oil blend all over on my gums, these products just didn't seem to help on the swelling and bleeding on this particular tooth area. I even tried Frankincense essential oil.
I looked at the essential oils reference book and noticed that Myrrh essential oil was listed #1 for gum infection. I applied Myrrh for a few nights before bed, and... wow! The problem was totally gone.
I just had a dentist appointment, and I'm out of there in very short time because he doesn't have much plaque to scrape off thanks to Thieves Dentarome Plus Toothpaste, Thieves Fresh Essence Mouthwash, and the oils!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: periodontitis, gingivitis, periodontal, gums.
|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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