Coconut oil has a reputation for being a useful solution fr a variety of issues, from wound care to mouth health.
This is how coconut oil will help you maintain optimal mouth hygiene.
Coconut oil has anti-bacterial properties
The presence of harmful bacteria in the mouth can cause tooth decay and gum disease. Coconut oil is exceptionally effective at killing these pathogens.
Eating coconut oil has plenty of benefits, but oil pulling with coconut oil is directly beneficial to your mouth health.
Coconut oil doesnt sting like mouthwash
For those who cant handle the taste or strength of mouthwash, coconut oil makes a great alternative. Mouthwash and coconut oil are grea defenses against gum disease , but they dont replace regular teeth cleaning.
Coconut oil can prevent tooth decay
The lauric acid in coconut oil kills Streptococcus mutants and Lactobacillus , these are two groups of bacteria that cause tooth decay.
Coconut oil makes great toothpaste
When people make homemade toothpaste, coconut oil is usually a main ingredient.
Coconut oil can reduce inflammation and gum irritation
Many people report a reduction or elimination in inflammation and irritation after swishing with coconut oil for several days to a few weeks.
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