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Natural Ways to Improve Dental Health

Posted on 4/15/2024 by Weo Admin
patient holding a glass of warm salt water rinseWhile it is true that expert dentists provide the best dental care, you can make a whole lot of difference if you adopt natural remedies into your dental care routine at home. After all, we do not have enough time to visit the dentist all the time. So, yes, there are natural ways to improve your dental health.

Warm, Salty Water

Saltwater is a natural way to kill germs in your mouth. Warm, salty water also soothes gum inflammation, and using it regularly can reduce it. You only need one teaspoon of salt to 1 cup of water. Get the saline mixture in your mouth and let it stay for about 30 seconds. Spit it out, and do not swallow any of it.

Clove Application

Maybe you have used cloves to relieve coughs, headaches, or colds. In addition to these benefits, you can use cloves to improve oral hygiene. Specifically, cloves have pain-relieving properties, which you can use to manage toothaches. You only need to mince some cloves until you fill a tablespoon. Wrap the minced clove in cotton and rub it on the gum area where you are feeling pain.

Turmeric Wonders

Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties, and turmeric gel can work as a home remedy for gingivitis and plaque prevention. Additionally, turmeric can act as an anti-fungal substance, which you can use to treat bleeding and reddened gums. You only need to brush your teeth before applying turmeric gel and let it sit for about ten minutes. Use clean water to rinse off the gel, and repeat the process as necessary.

Concluding Remarks

You can improve your dental health by adopting simple natural remedies. Turmeric gel, cloves, and warm, salty water can improve oral health in ways you cannot imagine. However, you must visit your dentist when you have severe tooth pain, loose teeth, or if your gums bleed.

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