Oil Pulling: A Natural Way to Promote Oral Health

…practiced oil pulling for 10 minutes each day before brushing. (J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 08;26(1):12–17) S. mutans is the bacterium that causes dental caries (cavities). Oil Pulling Basics To maintain optimal oral health, daily oil pulling is probably not necessary. Every other day or even a couple…

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Oral Health and Cancer--Is There a Connection?

Researchers recently linked dental plaque to premature death from cancer. The oral health and causes of death of 1,390 individuals was documented from 1985–2009. Those with the highest amounts of dental plaque were almost two times as likely to have cancer as those with the least amount of plaque…

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Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones

…sweets in your diet. Again, this is another reason to avoid colas. Instead, use a natural sweetener like the herb Stevia. It retards the growth of dental plaque. It also has the unique ability to help regulate blood sugar levels, which makes it one of the few sweeteners that can be used safely by diabetics…

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