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Drawing Pain Out From A Root Canal

Author: K H.
Skill: ZYTO Compass
Date: 02-13-2016
Views: 2,866
Word Count: 202
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10894-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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The day before Christmas, I woke up in the middle of the night with ridiculously awful tooth pain. I just knew I was going to have to get a root canal. I looked up in my reference book, and it suggested to put a few drops of Thieves on gauze next to the tooth to draw it out and to use Clove to dull the pain. I did that for a few hours until I could see a dentist.

I did have a major infection, but the interesting part was that the endodontist showed me the X-ray of the tooth in question.. the infection is usually seen at the bottom of the tooth, he said. Mine was half way up the tooth.. like it was being "drawn out?"

We still did have the root canal done because there were other problems with the tooth, but these two oils for sure helped!!

Another thing to mention is that the dentist had asked, "How are you just sitting there?" I didn't understand what he meant, and he said that he had professional football players come into his office crying over the pain while I was just sitting there. Calmly.

Thank you, Oils! You were a life-saver!!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: abscessed-tooth,dental,tooth-/-teeth,toothache,cavities-/-caries-/-decay — 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
2.Associated topics: abscessed-tooth,dental,jaw-pain,tooth-/-teeth,toothache,cavities-/-caries-/-decay — "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

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