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Can I use clove oil for nagging toothache?

Can I use clove oil for nagging toothache?

Infection: You have an infection. You have a long-standing infection that you have ignored until it became painful. Putting oil on the infection will not cure it, only temporarily block the pain sensation as the infection worsens and spreads. If you had an active infection anywhere else in your body would covering the infection with oil cure it? Please call your dentist now. ...Read more

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Clove oil for nagging toothache, could this work?

Clove oil: It may or may not help partly and temporarily. What will work is seeing your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clove oil as toothpaste?

Is it safe to use clove oil as toothpaste?

Not long term: Clove oil an be used short term to help ease toothaches and gum pain. Small quanties are used in some toothpastes. Pure clove oil should not be used as a toothpaste or applied to the gums long term as it can chemically burn the tissue and cause pain. ...Read more

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Used clove oil on decayed tooth and the pain was unberable after using the clove oil What happened. Made pain worst?

Used clove oil on decayed tooth and the pain was unberable after using the clove oil What happened.  Made pain worst?

Not a cure: Oil of cloves does not cure a minor dental infection, just slightly numbs it. If the infection is deep, clove oil may actually act as an irritant. You can't fix this yourself, and the longer you wait, the worse (more expensive to fix) the problem will become. You know what to do. Call your Dentist. Don't put it off any longer. ...Read more

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Can clove oil cause nerve damage on gum if it's diluted and used a few times a day?

Can clove oil cause nerve damage on gum if it's diluted and used a few times a day?

Very briefly: It only masks dental pain for very brief times while you're awaiting your appointment. It will not remove the need for appropriate care - but to get through a wait, a diluted well-spaced use will not be likely to damage nerves or even gum tissue. Just remember that it is not a treatment - only a relief. Hope your dental care will go well. ...Read more

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I have got bad tooth pain. Does clove oil only cleans theteeth or numbs the pain as well?

I have got bad tooth pain. Does clove oil only cleans theteeth or numbs the pain as well?

Both: I believe that clove oil has both anesthetic and antiseptic properties. It is a remedy and not a treatment. You may just be delaying a bigger problem. ...Read more

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I applied clove oil on my tooth as it was paining. It gathered at the edge of my lips for a long time and caused burns at the left edge. Remedies?

I applied clove oil on my tooth as it was paining. It gathered at the edge of my lips for a long time and caused burns at the left edge. Remedies?

How unfortunate: Lip should heal with time. Stop trying to practice Dentistry without a license. What you did was to harm your body. What you should have done was to call a Dentist to treat your infection, oil of cloves does not cure infections. Your Dentist can evaluate the painful tooth and the soft-tissue burn and provide the most appropriate treatment. CALL DENTIST NOW! ...Read more

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How long does it take a toothe nerve to die the toothe is dying its a broken toothe with the nerve exposed and its causing my ear to hurt and i can't find anything to take the ear pain or toothe pain away, will clove oil work for pain and to kill the nerv

The : The time can vary depending upon the nature and degree of the injury to the nerve. Of more concern is whether the damage to the nerve is reversible or irreversible. An endodontic specialist can provide you with the proper diagnosis and recommend appropriate management. You should seek care immediately. Oil of cloves, or eugenol, is a sedative used in dentistry to temporarily calm irritated nerves, it is not a long term solution to your problem and may delay you seeking needed care. ...Read more

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