Almost 60 million root canals are performed a year, on individuals who are mistakenly informed that it is a safe and harmless procedure. It may not be as safe as you think. In fact, your chronic illness may be directly related to your root canals.
New research from an Indian dental college has determined that an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for gum disease inhibits gingivitis and periodontal disease when used in a toothpaste.
Regarded as a legendary healing compound, scientific evidence shows that hydrogen peroxide mouthwash and bleaching is actually harmful for teeth and may cause tissue irritation and teeth sensitivity and compromise long-term dental health.
Why wash your mouth with chemicals, when natural, time-tested herbal remedies have been proven to work at least as well?
Oil pulling is an ancient Indian folk remedy, first mentioned in the early Ayurveda text "Compendium of Caraka," the Charaka Samhita, which was believed to have been written approximately 1500 years ago.
New research has found that many seaweed extracts inhibit pathogenic oral bacteria known to cause gingivitis and gum disease.
Since ancient times, turmeric has been used for remedying oral ailments, among other therapeutic applications too numerous to count. Now, new research indicates this amazing spice is superior to chemical mouthwash in killing gingivitis associated bacteria.
Research from Austria has confirmed that dental caries are specifically linked with atherosclerosis – the hardening of the arteries – a major component of most heart diseases.
Face it - conventional mouthwashes are full of chemicals. Aloe vera provides a better solution, one that reduces plaque and periodontal disease without the chemical side effects.
A groundbreaking study from the United Kingdom has connected gingivitis and oral health to cognitive decline. The study's findings are backed up by a multitude of research supporting the mechanisms.
Swishing your mouth out with coconut oil may be a more effective and safer alternative to chemical mouthwashes, according to new research.
While conventional dentistry is pouring chemicals into our mouths, ancient Ayurveda has been preventing gingivitis and periodontal disease with natural oils for thousands of years.
Could saving your teeth require firing your periodonist? While they mean well, many can not see beyond their training, using supportive, nutritional-based therapies that strike to the underlying cause of the problem.