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    1. #1
      Join Date
      Jan 2007

      Default Pineapple Juice

      I've heard that drinking/eating Pineapple and Pineapple juice can help prevent swelling after extractions. Is there any truth to this?


    2. #2
      Join Date
      Feb 2007

      Default Re: Pineapple Juice


      I found this -

      Pineapple: The raw juice of this plant contains the enzyme bromelain. Bromelain has been shown to have gentle anti-inflammatory properties. Swish the raw juice around the site of a tooth extraction to reduce swelling or eat a frozen pineapple juice pop to soothe a sore throat.

      It was on this site -

      Pineapples are quite sugary though, aren't they. But I guess that tooth wouldn't be around to get decayed anymore

      Hope that helps, good luck

    3. #3
      Join Date
      Oct 2005

      Default Re: Pineapple Juice

      I dunno, it couldn't hurt any, so if you like pineapple juice, go for it
      Despite appearances to the contrary, Gordon has been a qualified dentist for over thirty years.

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