No one likes bad breath or bad teeth.
Some form of bacteria is usually the culprit.
Have you ever wondered what you would look like when you have no more teeth? If you don’t take proper care of those pearly whites, you won’t have to wait long to see what you would look like as an edentulous adult.
The proper way to have great health of the teeth is to have good oral hygiene and proper nutrition. There are many causes of tooth decay like lack of fat-soluble vitamins like D and A, Lack of minerals in the diet, standard American diet full of processed food and hormone imbalance.`
The diet high in phytic acid is occurring naturally on most legumes, nuts, and grains. The acid can be removed by soaking nuts, grains, and legumes overnight in water with one tbs. of lemon juice or vinegar.
1. Oil pulling
It has been used for many centuries and it is a type of oral detoxification. You should rinse the mouth with a tablespoon organic coconut oil for 20 minutes and spit out. Start doing it for 3-5 minutes and gradually increase to 20 minutes. This method can also treat gingivitis, headaches, etc.
2. Remove sugar
Avoid foods that are high in sugar in order to have healthy teeth as the bacteria in the mouth feed on sugar. The sugar decalcifies and demineralizes the structural content of the teeth.
3. Eat foods rich in nutrients
Consuming minerals and vitamins can prevent tooth decay and it can even beat it. You have to consume green leafy veggies and healthy fats like nuts, seeds, avocado and coconut oil.
4. Remove phytic acid
The foods rich in phytic acid are grains, nuts, beans and seeds, but make sure that they are not GMO. This acid can prevent the body from absorbing the minerals from the foods. It leaches out of the body, bones, and teeth at the same time. Avoid foods that have high amounts of this acid.
5. Use mineralizing toothpaste
The toothpaste that is fluoride-free can be really expensive and many of us cannot afford them. But you can make one at your home.
You will need:
- 3 tablespoons of Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of organic coconut oil
- ¼ teaspoon of peppermint extract
- ¼ teaspoon of mint-flavored chlorophyll
- ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
- 1 tablespoon of filtered water
Many think, that the cavities cannot be healed naturally, but toothpaste is great as well as the other tips from above. Try them out and heal the cavities.