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Gum Infection In Area Of Previous Root Canal

Author: Ellen T.
Skill: Chiropractor
Date: 05-24-2014
Views: 2,782
Word Count: 175
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9745-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I had a root canal back in 1988 or thereabouts. Years later in early 2011, I experienced a white-looking bubble above that front tooth, and I remember it being somewhat painful. By that time, I was not interested in consulting a dentist. I'd learned a lot over the years!

I expressed that blister of its white fluid, which had no odor. There also was an area of tenderness under the nostril above that gum area. Then I remembered my bottle of Thieves and used it off and on. The discomfort pretty much disappeared. However, the blister remained.

In January 2014 I was expressing the blister, and maybe about 10 or more small (smaller than sesame seeds), dark green, oval, pellet-like things shot out into the sink. There was some thicker fluid of the same color also, but there was no odor to any of it. I made sure to empty that blister, and since then the gum in that area looks and feels normal once again.

A very interesting experience!

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: gums, periodontal, abscess, abscessed.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: abscessed-tooth,dental,tooth-/-teeth,gums — 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,dental,tooth-/-teeth,gums — "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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