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Old 02-27-2007, 05:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a cavity in my wisdom tooth. I am not going to the dentist until it gets unbearble. I am brushing my teeth everyt time I eat. And allthat. BUt I want a better for me toothepaste than my Crest. Knowing I have a cavity, what could you recommend?

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Try to get ahold of some Thieves oil or Thieves oil toothpaste from this place
http://www.youngliving.us/US/products.asp
I don't know if you can order it directly or have to go through a distributor. I have not used it yet (just ordered some from someone I know) but I know several people (not distributors or related to the company) that have raved about it. It was just the topic of a lot of conversation on a local natural parenting board. Apparently, people have shocked their dentists w/ the results. You use the toothpaste and/ or dab on the oil to the affected tooth. Good luck!
There is also a thread somewhere in the dental forum on healing cavities w/ nutrition--good info but quite involved!
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I just found www.secretofthieves.com/thieves-toothpaste.htm.
It looks like you can order through them (they have the oil blend, in addition to several other products).
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You can't heal a cavity. It's in a tooth and teeth do not heal. I would recommend going to a dentist before it becomes unbearable. It's going to hurt a LOT more for the dentist to fiddle around with it and drill when it's a deep cavity. I would rather fix things now when (assuming) it's not very deep. Your dentist might even be able to fix it without a numbing agent. I've had some dental issues nipped in the bud early on without needing any injections.
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Sorry, but fishface is totally wrong. Teeth absolutely have the ability to remineralize. It's a matter of nutrition, amonghst other things. I use this on my teeth and nothing else: http://www.naturaltoothsoap.com
I hope it gets better!
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You can't heal a cavity. It's in a tooth and teeth do not heal. I would recommend going to a dentist before it becomes unbearable. It's going to hurt a LOT more for the dentist to fiddle around with it and drill when it's a deep cavity. I would rather fix things now when (assuming) it's not very deep. Your dentist might even be able to fix it without a numbing agent. I've had some dental issues nipped in the bud early on without needing any injections.
Totally agree. I wouldn't wait, because then it can turn into a much more serious problem and definitely a lot of money.
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I just found www.secretofthieves.com/thieves-toothpaste.htm.
It looks like you can order through them (they have the oil blend, in addition to several other products).
That is good to know. Thanks for posting that.
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http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=399989

Here's a whole thread about curing cavities with nutrition. If you really want me to, I find find other proofs and testimonials of others who have remineralized their teeth to heal their cavities.
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