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Excruciating Agony From Dental Surgery

Author: Carolyn B.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 10-12-2012
Views: 4,433
Word Count: 178
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7865-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I had a lower molar surgically extracted. After a few days of the expected pain I was dismayed when there was no decrease in pain. I could see into the hole and did not believe there was infection.

After meals I used a dental syringe to squirt water into the hole to clean it. This was necessary but made it ache even more. I followed this with Thieves mouth wash. I found relief with PanAway. I cut sterile gauze into 1/2 centimeter squares. Using tweezers I soaked a gauze square in PanAway and inserted it into the hole after cleaning. Then I inserted a clean gauze square on top of it. This provided much relief.

After several days the pain had eased considerably so I decided to skip the gauze and PanAway. I woke in the night with pain so I got up and packed the hole with PanAway and was able to return to sleep. This continued for 12 days. I kept a bag in my purse with tweezers, gauze squares and PanAway for treatment when away from home.

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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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