How Effective Is Clove Oil Against Nerve Decay in a Tooth?

For proper dental care and to guard the teeth health against decaying and infection clove oil works faster and gives instant relief from unbearable dental pain.

The condition of nerve decay occurs from the accumulation of plaque in the mouth. The bacteria in the plaque can cause cavities by breaking down the hard enamel of the teeth.

Food particles when get stuck in the cavities can trigger unbearable pain due to bacterial attack. Being a natural antibiotic and antiseptic clove oil is a proven pain reliever when applied topically to the affected teeth.

Clove oil is an ancient remedial measure against the condition of nerve decay in a tooth. From a research, it has been proved that patients who has applied clove oil on their tooth or have used clove oil infused mouthwash has effectively got rid of stubborn plaque within a month.

Dental structure consists of three parts enamel, dentin and the pulp. The dental pulp is the conjunction of soft tissues, nerve, and blood vessels. These nerves can cause a lot of pain due to various reasons the prime being the tooth decay followed by injuries or any sort of damages.

Tooth decay is one of the most common problems in many people. Unhealthy food habits like intake of sugar contaminated food, lack of proper dental care lead to various dental ailments and tooth decay is one of the most complained problems among all.

If the deposition of plaque is not removed properly from the tooth it can cause serious dental issues. The bacteria forms due to plaque accumulation produce acid which can wear down the teeth to the nerve and in the process expose the dental pulp. This exposure of the pulp makes the nerves vulnerable to infections, sensitivity, and pain.

The Eugenol in clove oil is known to be an active numbing ingredient that helps to numb the damaged nerves from triggering pain and due to the antibacterial property it also fights with the germs and thus builds a shield against the decaying process. Apart from decaying the application of oil also help to reduce a toothache almost instantly.

Application of clove oil can definitely helps against nerve decay of a tooth by following simple procedure, such as:

At first, one needs to remove tiny food particle from the mouth by rinsing with lukewarm water.

Take a cotton ball and saturate it fully with two- three drops of clove oil.

The next step would be to place the saturated cotton ball on the affected tooth and bite it down firmly on the tooth by closing the mouth.

Then after 15- 30 minutes, the patient can remove the cotton ball and can sense an instant relief.

Clove oil is a traditional remedy and besides being so much beneficial for overall dental health it also holds certain disadvantages. It has a strong taste and smell which if ingested accidentally can have too many side effects like nausea, respiratory and liver problems.

Like other natural remedies and treatments clove also fits fine as an instant remedial measure against any dental problem but it is always wise to consult a dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment of the problem rather than self medication with herbal ingredients at home. Prolonged ignorance of a small issue can led to serious condition in the future.



Source by Tapu Goswami

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