Do you suffer from anxiety at the thought of a visit to the dental office? Or perhaps you have toothache and you can’t make it to the dental office straightaway? Both of these problems may be helped with the use of essential oils, when applied in the right way. our goal is to help with your whole health
Essential Oils for Anxiety in the Dental Office
Anxiety can strike a lot of people at the thought of a visit to the dental office, even if it is a routine visit. As you are sitting in the waiting room, random thoughts start to wander through your mind as to what may happen behind the dental office door and, before you know it, you’ve worked yourself up into an anxious state. However, you can help to free yourself from this anxiety with the simple use of essential oils.
A clinical study carried out by the University Clinic of Neurology at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria concluded that the use of both lavender and orange essential oils helped to reduce anxiety and improve mood in patients waiting for dental treatment. Further details of this study can be found here:
we at office might diffuse essential oils in the room and offer warm lavender towels to help with anxiety. we routinely use essential oil along with nitrous oxide to help calm young children with their treatment , You can also make a portable aromatherapy balm of your chosen essential oils and apply it to the temples and wrists, as needed. Other suitable essential oils for an anxiety blend such as this include
serenity, balance , sandal wood, vetiver, peppermint wild orange
for hygiene visits those interested in holistic approach we are able to offer peppermint therapeutic grade rinses rather than strong chemicals and out water lines can be infused with antibacterial and antiviral essential oils.
Essential Oils for toothache
Toothache can be the cause of serious dental problems, so it is always best to consult a qualified practitioner for further advice as to the cause of your toothache. However, if you can’t get to the dental office straightaway, you might find temporary relief in the use of the following essential oils:
It is very important that you know how to apply the essential oil. For safety reasons, and if you are unfamiliar with the use of essential oils or how you might react, dilute the chosen essential oil in a carrier oil such as Hypericum perforatum.Start of with just one drop of essential oil in 0.5 oz blend. Apply to the outside of the cheek where the pain has developed.
Further information on the clinical studies on the effectiveness of essential oils for toothache can be found here: