Forgot about toothpaste,research shows that coconut oil is more effective in preventing tooth decay then toothpaste
The latest research shows that coconut oil is very effective in preventing the spread of bacteria that is responsible for tooth decay.This oil was tested against Streptococcus bacteria, which is one of the most common bacteria in the mouth.
They discovered that the coconut oil enriched with prevents propagation of bacteria of Streptococcus, and Streptococcus mutans, respectively a bacterium that is one of the major causes of tooth decay.
Scientists believe that coconut oil convert enzymes into acid,that are toxic to certain bacteria.
We will mention you 6 reasons why you should brush your teeth with coconut oil.
1.No harmful chemicals
Conventional toothpastes from known manufacturers contain antibacterial chemical called triclosan, which is associated with resistance to antibiotics and endocrine disruption.Endocrine-disrupting chemicals pose a great threat to our body because they cause various health problems as some types of cancer and precocious puberty in girls, and undescended testicles in boys.
Animal studies indicate that Triclosan causes skeletal malformations in mice.
In conventional toothpastes, indispensable ingredient is also flour,which is toxic industrial product which is poison to our body,even if we use it in small quantities.
2.Destroy bacteria that couse cavity
Research shows that even placing coconut oil on the gums for a period of 10 minutes within three weeks significantly reduced Streptococcus mutans bacteria.
You can use one jar for entire month that might be a little more expensive than conventional toothpastes,but if we take in consideration the effectiveness of coconut oil, you can be sure that you’ve made a good choice.
4.No chemicals that cause a bitter taste
Many conventional toothpastes contain surfactants such as sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), sodium lauryl ether sulphate (SLES) and others.Surfactants are chemicals that are responsible for foaming action of toothpaste, but they also can
interfere with the functioning of your taste because degrade phospholipids in your mouth.
Because of these chemicals after brushing teeth you might feel bitter taste in your mouth.One more advantage of coconut oil is that is promoting oral hygiene because it helps to maintain the natural balance of lipids in your mouth and in the same time also has a very strong antibacterial properties.
5.You can use it on dog teeth too
Coconut oil can be used for brushing teeth of your dog.It is best to use coconut oil with a conventional toothbrush.
But even licking a small amount of coconut oil could have great benefits for oral care of your dog.
6.It is easy to make coconut oil toothpaste
In the next article I would give you a recipe for making coconut oil toothpaste.