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How To Numb A Tooth When A Dentist Isn't Available


Author: Peggy A.
Skill: Healer
Date: 04-12-2013
Views: 4,488
Word Count: 153
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8459-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 2

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I had a bad tooth that needed extracting but, until I could see a dentist, I used Clove oil to help numb my gum. This was a great relief when I was in pain. It really deaden the nerve discomfort. I used a q-tip to apply the oil to my gum. Sometime I would place it on a cotton ball and leave it in on my gum. It was very soothing the moment it touched my gum. I used only one drop. The potencey of the oil is such that all you need is a small drop.

I was amazed of the quickness of the the numbness of my gum. Its main component, eugenol, is used by dentists to anesthetize the gum before injecting Novocaine. Clove oil can be used for many other uses. I now keep it in my possession all the time.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dental,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: dental,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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