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Dental Implant Discomfort And Protocol

Author: Katherine K.
Date: 09-02-2010
Views: 5,147
Word Count: 241
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 4585-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I had a dental implant yesterday. Here's my personal protocol for pain and sealing the gum area. I applied the Tranquil oil blend to my jaw and back of neck and added a dab under my nose before the procedure. I also applied the Valor oil blend to my feet.

Afterward, I applied ice for 20 minutes at a time every hour or so. I topically applied Copaiba followed by the PanAway oil blend for pain, inflammation and support. To help me rest and to also assist with reducing the inflammation, I applied the Stress Away oil blend and Tranquil. I also took Traumeel, a homeopathic remedy for pain and inflammation.

I spent the day resting in bed with my head elevated on several pillows, except for a couple of short easy walks in the neighborhood. Taking it easy felt like the right thing to do to help my body recover from the trauma and to accept the implant.

Today, I am rinsing with a solution of the Thieves oil blend in water every 2 to 3 hours and applying Copaiba and the PanAway blend every few hours to relieve pain and inflammation and to assist with the jawbone. I am also still taking the Traumeel.

At no point has the pain exceeded the level of a low grade headache. I have not experienced any serious pain and have not needed the powerful pain killers that the dentist prescribed.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dental — 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: dental — "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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