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No Longer Need Surgery For Periodontal Disease

Author: Menkit P.
Date: 07-21-2008
Views: 23,233
Word Count: 273
Questions Received: 6
Testimonial ID: 3019-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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About 8 years ago I was told I had periodontal disease and needed to have expensive and painful root planing surgery. I used Melaleuca instead and then the Thieves toothpaste and mouthwash came along which I have been using daily for years.

Last week my dentist measured my pockets and they went from 7 to 2-3, with only one 4. My dentist was very pleased with the condition of my gums and my general dental health. I used to have shocking dental problems.

I then told my friend. Her husband had periodontal disease 15 years ago. The doctors recommended Hibiclens to irrigate the gum line through a fine needle. He has a low platelet count and the doctors wanted to do surgery and steroids, which they refused because it would be life-threatening.

My friend's husband wanted her to order 1 gallon of it but the pharmacy was out of stock. On an impulse she researched Hibiclens on the Internet and found that it was the cause of his lowered platelets and it was not to be placed in the mouth!

After hearing my testimonial about using Melaleuca for gum disease my husband rubbed two drops of Melaleuca on his gums. The next morning as he came down the stairs he had a strange look on his face. This was the first time in years that he had woken up without a toothache! He is so grateful to be able to eat his sandwich without pain for the first time in so long.

Thank goodness for the oils, for they are supportive of the gums.

A big Thank you to Young Living for providing these therapeutic oils!

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: gingiva, gingival, gingivitis, oral, oral surgery, periodontitis.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: immune-system — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
2.Associated topics: immune-system — "Immunomodulatory activity of frankincense oil: Biologically, the oil exhibited a strong immunostimulant activity (90% lymphocyte transformation) when assessed by a lymphocyte proliferation assay."Link
3.Associated topics: immune-system — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link
4.Associated topics: dental,periodontal-disease,tooth-/-teeth,gums,gum-disease,toothache — 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
5.Associated topics: immune-system — "These results suggest that the volatile oil of ginger influences both cell-mediated immune response and nonspecific proliferation of T lymphocyte, and may exert beneficial effects in a number of clinical conditions, such as chronic inflammation and autoimmune diseases."Link
6.Associated topics: dental,periodontal-disease,tooth-/-teeth,gums,toothache — "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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