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Root Canal Lasted 8 Years Before Infection Came

Author: Kristen T.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 02-10-2011
Views: 8,819
Word Count: 238
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5397-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 2

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I have a tooth that has had a root canal for 8 years that became inflamed and was sending throbbing pain to my eyes, back of my skull, ears and cheek bone. I thought I was going to have to go to the emergency room for pain meds or an emergency extraction.

When I got home and could apply oils I reached for Clove (numbing) and Copaiba (inflammation) oils.

I used both oils together in the following manner. I gargled with sea salt and oils (1 drop each) 10 times in 6 hours. I took internally in a capsule 6 drops of Clove and 7 drops of Copaiba. Then on a cotton ball 4 drops Clove and 4 drops Copaiba. I placed the cotton ball high up on my gum line over the inflamed area and left it there for about 5-7 hours.

The intense pain was gone within 2 hours and pain free by 4 hours.

By morning I could actually touch the tooth without excruciating pain! I am continuing the process through today as well. I may need to go to the dentist but I certainly am not in much pain at all.

Caution: Clove is very strong, it tingles and gets hot the first 5 minutes but then feels like Novocaine. The cotton ball is soaked in oils so try not to move it around in your mouth too much as it will move the oils with it.

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: abcess, abcessed, cavities, cavity, dental, gingivitis, oral, periodontal, periodontitis, teeth, toothache, toothaches.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: abscessed-tooth,tooth-/-teeth,gums,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
2.Associated topics: abscessed-tooth,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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