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Best Chill Pill Ever For Dental Appointments

Author: Deborah C.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 02-22-2014
Views: 4,231
Word Count: 211
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 9376-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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If you are like me, you never relax in the dentist chair. Maybe it was all those childhood molar extractions, the nice dentist holding my head as that gargantuan needle made its way to China via the back of my jaw. "Now hold still, Tiger," he purred.

Anyway, to this day my hands and gut tense up in the dentist chair, and this is exhausting. Since finding Young Living oils, I put Valor on my jaw, the back of my neck, and bottoms of my feet. It helps, but something more was needed.

Recently I grabbed an empty gelcap and put approximately 4 drops of Peace & Calming in it. Just before checking in at the dentist, I took it with some water. It was the most blissful dental appointment ever! I deliberately kept both hands over my abdomen to keep the stomach calm, and I could have drifted off for a nap -- if not for two sets of hands working in my mouth (now there's an image).

I imagine the same approach would well work for those who are nervous flying or any other activity that doesn't require operating machinery. In that case, I might have tried Stress Away or Lavender, etc.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: dental,tooth-/-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: dental,tooth-/-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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