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Saturday, 11 November 2017

How Does Clove Oil Help Dry Socket | Wisdom Teeth

Recently, a patient asked me, "How does clove oil help dry socket". This was a good question to ask. Because folks are using clove or clove oil for centuries. Clove oil home remedy is well known as Grandma Home Remedy. Clove ingredients (like eugenol) contain antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce a toothache, gums swelling as well as other discomforts.


How does clove oil help dry socket?
How does clove oil help dry socket?
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How Does Clove Oil Help Dry Socket?

In a case of alveolar osteitis, well known as a dry socket. Clove oil is super beneficial. Some people after wisdom teeth removal don't follow their oral surgeon or dentist post-operative instructions. For example, they just start eating solid food, drinking alcohol, drinking hot liquids like coffee and tea etc, smoking cigarettes and use straw for drinking water and other fluids. 


Dry Socket
Dry Socket
Straw cause dry socket because the sucking motion of mouth removes the blood clot (which forms naturally after a wisdom tooth extraction). Also, alcohol and products which contains alcohol including mouthwashes may cause a blood clot to dislodge or dissolve completely.

The blood clot which forms naturally in tooth socket, work as a barrier between the food particles, air, other external bodies and the open nerve endings of the removed tooth. A blood clot also increases the healing process of the wound.

How To Treat A Dry Socket With Clove Oil?

For treating a dry socket with clove oil, you need to buy a small bottle of pure clove oil from the market. Dab a small piece of gauze piece into clove oil and first remove the debris from the socket. Now dab again a gauze piece into clove oil, and then place it on a dry socket. Bite it gently for 2 to 5 minutes until the pain goes away.

Secret Behind Dry Socket Paste

In the cause of a dry socket, home remedies like an ice pack, olive oil, and others don't work well. Only the clove oil home remedy gives instant relief from dry socket pain and swelling. If you visit a dentist, he/she may prescribe you some pain killer medicine for alveolar osteitis or dry socket. Also, place a dry socket dressing on the empty tooth socket.


Dry socket paste
Dry socket paste
Dry socket dressing has dry socket paste which helps to reduce severe pain within seconds. This dry socket paste contains Eugenol an active ingredient found in clove or clove oil. This dry socket dressing provides instant pain relief but you need to replace it in every 24 to 48 hours for 3 to 5 days.

In this article, I tried to explains that "how does clove oil help dry socket". If you have a toothache or dry socket then use this home remedy for instant relief. But, re-visit your dentist to avoid severe complications like wisdom teeth infection etc.

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