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5 Simple Tips To Never Have Cavities

5 Simple Tips To Never Have Cavities

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The health of our mouth and teeth is an important part of our overall health. That is why we must take great care of it. But with our lifestyle too fast, we sometimes struggle to keep perfect hygiene, and to eat healthy foods, which does not fail to cause the onset of cavities. Let us discover how to prevent their appearance and strengthen the structure of our teeth!

The causes of the appearance of cavities are many, the most common of which is poor hygiene. Indeed, not brushing the teeth or doing it incorrectly allows the food remains to be trapped between the teeth, thus presenting a feast to the oral bacteria that produce an acid that destroys the enamel of the teeth and causes the " Appearance of caries. Moreover, a lack of fat-soluble vitamins and minerals as well as a large consumption of acidic foods increase the risk of oral problems such as inflammation of the gums, bad breath and, of course, caries.

How to prevent the appearance of cavities and strengthen the structure of the teeth?

It should be known that the tooth enamel has a porous structure. These microscopic pores represent a gateway for bacteria that penetrate the tooth and promote the accumulation of toxins and acidic substances (their feces), responsible for the demineralisation of the teeth and the destruction of the enamel. Result: the appearance of caries.
To avoid all this, here are simple natural tricks to apply.

1 - Rinsing with traction oil

Traction oil, usually coconut, olive or sesame oil, is an oil that has the ability to extract the bacteria and toxins accumulated inside the tooth, and between the tooth and the gum Surrounds it. It should be used in the morning on an empty stomach.

Take half a tablespoon of coconut oil, known for its antibacterial and whitening virtues, and put it in your mouth. Make a muscular rinse by rotating it in your mouth, insisting on the painful side, for 5 to 20 minutes.

For people who have difficulty holding over this length of time, it is advisable to rest by stopping the movement of the cheeks and tilting the head forward, not to swallow the oil, before resuming. In addition, if you feel that you are about to swallow the oil, immediately spit it into a trash can or into the toilet bowl before replacing it.

During rinsing, the oil becomes toxic and swallowing it could harm your health. Also, do not spit it out of your sink, as it will harden and clog your drains.

Once the oil rinse time is over, rinse your mouth several times with clear water, as you usually do.

The benefits of rinsing with traction oil:
  • It strengthens the teeth, gums and jaws,
  • It prevents oral problems such as cavities and gingivitis,
  • It effectively treats bleeding gums,
  • It prevents bad breath,
  • It helps to avoid the dryness of the throat, the mouth and the lips,
  • It helps to treat jaw problems.

2 - A diet rich in nutrients and low in sugar

The quality of our diet plays a very important role in preserving our oral health. It is essential to avoid foods that are too rich in fat, salt and sugar that negatively affect the general state of health of our organism. So think about adopting a balanced diet, rich in vegetables and fruits that bring to the different body tissues the vitamins (A, K2, D3 ...) and minerals (calcium, phosphorus, magnesium ...) that they need. It is also advisable to replace the sugar, which promotes the appearance of cavities and other oral problems, by honey or maple syrup.

3 - Avoid consuming phytic acid

Phytic acid is an acid naturally present in cereals, legumes, seeds and nuts, and protects them from early germination. But by consuming it, this acid has an inhibitory effect on the digestion of proteins and carbohydrates. In addition, it causes a demineralizing effect on teeth and bones. It is therefore advisable to limit its consumption, or let it germinate or ferment the food that contains it before eating.

4 - Use mineralized toothpaste
Another tip to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent the onset of cavities is to use mineralized toothpaste. Thanks to its richness of minerals, this one has the capacity to preserve the tooth enamel and to reinforce it. Using it for daily brushing will help you eliminate pathogenic bacteria and whiten your teeth.