In a series of dental articles, the Saskatoon dental team at Neesh Dental share interesting dental information and education. In our latest post, we discuss the benefits of coconut oil to oral health.
Can Coconut oil fight gingivitis and plaque?
Coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention lately and for good reason. It’s linked to numerous health benefits.
There have also been claims that it can clean and whiten your teeth while helping to prevent tooth decay This infographic below shows information about coconut oil, your dental health and teeth.
Coconuts are a natural anti-bacterial food and can help reduce the risk of developing gum disease and cavities.
You may have heard of “oil pulling, ” also known as “oil swishing. ” – see how to do that in the last section of the infographic.
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Neesh Dental Take Away!
Coconut oil attacks the harmful bacteria in your mouth. It can reduce plaque buildup, prevent tooth decay and fight gum disease. For these reasons, oil pulling or brushing your teeth with coconut oil can improve oral and dental health.
At Neesh Dental in Saskatoon, a beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime is our ultimate goal when treating patients. Your personal home care plays an important role in achieving that goal. Our team of Saskatoon dentists and support staff try to always share interesting articles, dental facts and dental hygiene tips so you can take good care of your teeth. Contact us today to book a Saskatoon dental appointment.