Say Goodbye To Caries, Tartar And The Yellow Color Of Your Teeth

At the time of the selfies, a nice smile became fundamental. Brilliant white teeth contribute to its beauty. So how to take care of the health of our teeth and wear a star smile?

Most dental problems are caused by harmful bacteria or microorganisms. The latter cause direct dental caries, diseases of the gum or abscesses. If these dental problems are not taken care of, the microbes spread in the mouth and then go to other organs of the body like the heart. There is evidence that certain systemic diseases can be caused or complicated by oral infections.

Coconut oil for healthy teeth

Only a tablespoon of coconut oil can clean your teeth and help you fight dental caries. It has an antibacterial, antimicrobial and antimycotic effect!

Recent research at the Athlone Institute of Technology has examined the effects of natural coconut oil when it comes in contact with natural bacteria within our mouth. She has proven that cleansing teeth with coconut oil reduces bad breath, prevents gum and mouth disease and helps to whiten teeth.

The health of teeth can be altered by several factors such as poor oral hygiene, the consumption of certain medications, or by certain diseases and conditions or by a high-sugar diet. Indeed, Candida Albicans is a type of fungus that feeds on sugar found in processed foods and this is precisely what causes dental diseases. This fungus affects not only our mouth but also our digestive system. Scientists claim that coconut oil can be particularly beneficial in these cases.

Here is a homemade recipe based on coconut oil for better dental hygiene!

Ingredients:
  • 7 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 7 tablespoons sodium bicarbonate
  • 30 drops of essential oil of your choice

Method:

Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl, preferably using a whisk to ensure you have a good texture and then keep it in a glass bottle. Your natural toothpaste is ready to be used, once or twice a week no more.

How to store coconut oil?

Keep it in its original packaging, usually in glass, store the bottle in a cool and dry place and if you notice it has taken a solid and white consistency, do not worry, below 25 °.

Some foods to strengthen your teeth:

Apples, carrots and celery: Crisp fruits and vegetables promote salivation that eliminates bacteria and halitosis and gives freshness to your mouth.

Cheese or milk: Dairy products are beneficial to the health of teeth because of their richness in casein, a protein that reduces the adhesion of bacteria to teeth. They additionally contain calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus, substances that strengthen dental enamel.

Raw onion: raw onion has powerful antibacterial properties.

Cashew nuts: the oil in the cashew nut has antimicrobial properties.

Wasabi: A research done in Japan showed that wasabi that usually accompanies sushi can prevent bacteria from sticking to your teeth.

Caution :

Celery has a high sodium content (60 to 100 mg / 100 g). Celeriac is to be avoided by people who follow a strict low-sodium diet. In a diet without less severe salt, it can be occasionally consumed, but in small amount.

Cashew is one of the priority food allergens.


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