Even if you have best of oral health you can get, fighting oral bacteria and infections is a battle that can turn out to be tiresome. But this is also the fact that you have to be a winner in order to maintain your oral and overall health. Hence, you will need to make sure that you are not leaving any toxins in the mouth to make a mess of your oral health. This is the reason that dentists always suggest to turn to the dental office at least twice in every year in order to ensure that you have the best of your oral health. Holistic dentistry can be quite effective in this scenario.
Nevertheless, there are a few other unconventional techniques that can actually give your oral health and hygiene major boost.
Oil pulling is an amazing ancient technique which has been very effective in uprooting the toxins from the surface of teeth. Good thing about oil pulling is that it is not harmful in any way. In fact, it turns out to be a great contributor to overall health tooth. Although, it might not reverse the tooth decay, it surely helps in slowing down and even stopping the process.
In order to perform oil pulling, you will need to get two tablespoon of coconut oil. Let the oil melt and then swish it in the mouth for no more than 20 minutes. It gathers the toxins and saliva, so the volume of it may get increased. Don’t swallow it down the throat because it would be full of toxins you want to get rid of. Spit it out and rinse your mouth with water.
Removal of mercury filling
Silver filling have long been used as dental amalgams. Although these filling are strong enough, there is an amount of mercury which has been found as major risk factor. It can result in a number of oral and overall health complications. It can turn out to be highly toxic more specifically for oral health.
Therefore, if you have mercury fillings, you need to get those fillings removed as soon as possible. Your dentist can help you with that. After getting these fillings removed, you will be offered safer filling options.
While many people get convinced about oral hygiene and they start brushing, flossing and rinsing, they usually forget about cleaning the tongue. The reason is that the texture and structure of tongue allows toxins and infectious bacteria to settle in make a mess. When you scrap the tongue, you get rid of those bad agents.