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How I Dealt With Sensitive Teeth


Author: Amy D.
Date: 12-12-2012
Views: 4,116
Word Count: 245
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8059-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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My teeth had become uncomfortably sensitive on one side of my mouth. I started putting 1 drop of Wintergreen on my Thieves Dentarome Ultra toothpaste every time I brushed my teeth.

I could not tell a difference until 2 weeks had passed. Then the sensitivity was suddenly gone. Even though the sensitivity was gone, I continued to use the Wintergreen on my teeth for a while, since I have read that Wintergreen is very good for your teeth.

Later, I had a few mild relapses of a little sensitivity, when I stopped using the Wintergreen. Since then I had read that the Thieves Dentarome toothpaste is better for people with sensitive teeth, so I realized that the Thieves Dentarome Ultra toothpaste was just too strong for my sensitive teeth.

After I started brushing with the Thieves Dentarome toothpaste and began using Wintergreen again, I did not have any more problems.

Several months later, my teeth began to feel sensitive again, even though I was using the Wintergreen, so this time I tried Myrrh. I just rubbed 1 drop of Myrrh on my bottom gums and teeth and rubbed 1 drop on my top gums and teeth. That one application took care of the sensitivity for several months.

After about 6 months, my teeth began to feel sensitive yet again and so I used the Myrrh one time, like before and the effects lasted about the same length of time again. Myrrh is now my go to oil for sensitive teeth.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: sensitive-teeth,teeth — 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: sensitive-teeth,teeth — "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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