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Seven natural self help strageties for teeth and gum relief
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Is it really possible to remineralize cavities naturally? The short answer is yes! Tooth remineralization is a natural process in a healthy body. Small cavities come and go naturally all the time Small cavities are very easy to heal holistically because your...
I stopped eating sugar (fructose) 2.5 years ago, without effort, withdrawals or regret.Before that I was a famous baker of delicious cakes and cookies because I practiced often (and ate my own baking). I was greedy with chocolate. I snacked on dried fruit and guzzled fruit juices. I ate candy, even when it hurt.
Cereals, legumes, nuts and seeds all contain phytic acid which is implicated in both tooth decay and gum recession. People who are genetically or otherwise vulnerable to dental caries and gingivitis should avoid or only consume limited amounts of these foods with careful preparation and accompanied by other nutrients that will aid digestion.
For a genuine super-food, liver gets a very bad rap. Most people, when I recommend liver as a essential teeth and gum healing food, grimace and shudder at thought of eating this most accessible of offal. However, when I ask if they think they could bear to eat pâté, they will often relax.
Porcelain veneers are responsible for many perfect Hollywood smiles, but they come at a cost… not only to your bank balance but also to the integrity and long-term health of your teeth. Before you invest in this form of cosmetic dentistry, be sure to ask some searching questions, both of your dentist and yourself.
Are you using the wrong kind of toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash or floss? How’s your tongue scraping technique? Should you really be oil pulling? And what if you have been making some of these common teeth cleaning mistakes? What can you do about it now?
Learning to listen, and to trust, your intuition can play a significant role in holistic teeth healing. Knowing how to read your own body and trust your own thinking can enable you to be communicate your boundaries and priorities more effectively to your dentist.
If you have an existing root canal should you get it removed? How can you know if its safe? What are the symptoms of a toxic root canal?
Most people are so used to carrying tension in their jaw that they aren’t even aware of it.This easy yoga hack can be incorporated into any level of practice. It is good for your teeth and gums because relaxing those muscles allows blood to flow more freely, carrying nutrients and oxygen to the teeth and gums. It also helps make sure that you am not clenching your teeth, which puts pressure on the enamel.
The root canal is a controversial dental procedure yet most dentists continue to recommend root canals without hesitation while other dentists believe all root canals should be removed. I believe that because everyone is unique, with different combinations of genetics, lifestyle, dental history, family histories, personal health, budgets and priorities there can be no simple answer to the question ‘should I get a root canal’. That’s why I’ve developed a checklist designed to help tease out the aspects of your unique situation that may have a bearing on your root canal decision.