Natural Techniques for Better Oral Health

Your oral health is a big part of your overall health and wellness. You only get one set of adult teeth, so you need to take care of them if you want them to last. What’s more, your oral health also relates to your gums and other parts of your mouth. Sometimes the products designed to help you keep your mouth clean can be the cause of other problems. For example, sodium lauryl sulfate is a common toothpaste ingredient that could give some people mouth ulcers. Using natural methods to keep up your oral hygiene and health can be healthier and might be better for the environment too.

Make Changes to Your Diet

What you eat and drink makes a difference to your oral health. Some of the things that can affect your teeth and the rest of your mouth include acidic, sugary and starchy foods. Things that don’t slowly cause damage to your teeth could stain them or perhaps even break them when you bite down on hard things. The right diet can help you to protect your teeth. In fact, some foods can even help to strengthen your teeth and make them healthier. For example, getting plenty of calcium in your diet is good for your teeth and bones.

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Use Natural Toothpastes

There are several reasons you might not want to use toothpaste with certain ingredients. Some ingredients could cause oral health problems, while others are not too eco-friendly. However, these ingredients are chosen for how effective they are for cleaning your teeth. If you want to consider alternatives, you can take a look at natural options for toothpaste and other products. Use a Revitin coupon to get money off a natural toothpaste and try it for the first time without spending too much. Natural toothpaste can still have great cleaning power but are made using carefully chosen ingredients.

Drink Plenty of Water

You probably already know that it’s important to drink a lot of water during the day to stay hydrated, but that’s not the only reason to drink plenty of water. Drinking water can be good for your oral health too. When you drink water, it helps to clean your teeth, getting rid of little pieces and particles. This makes it important to drink water after you have eaten, especially if you don’t have the opportunity to brush your teeth. Drinking water also helps to wash away harmful bacteria, as well as preventing your mouth from getting dry, which can cause oral health problems.

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Get More Vitamin D

Calcium is important for strong teeth, but you also need vitamin D to help your body absorb calcium. You can get vitamin D from the sun, as well as from some foods, such as oily fish, red meat and egg yolks. Some fortified foods contain vitamin D, and you can buy it as a supplement. Getting plenty of sun is necessary, but you still need to protect your skin. There’s no need to sunbathe; simply walking outdoors is fine.

If you want to maintain your oral health, you can do it using natural methods. Making natural choices can keep you healthy and help the environment too.

17 thoughts on “Natural Techniques for Better Oral Health”

  1. Stephanie Vainer – Toronto, ONT – I am a Makeup-Artist, "Youtube Guru", and a blogger. I am originally from a small island in Georgian Bay, I moved to Toronto on my own when I was 17 & started going to school for Fashion, & Right now I am working as a mobile makeup artist! I love my work, its a hobby that just so happened to workout really well as a professional job! I am a "fitness fanatic!" & I enjoy makeup, fashion and everything to do with beauty. xoxo I hope you all will like my blogs, and find things intesting! Please follow me on twitter and facebook ~> @LaDolceBunni

    Lots of great information in this post! I was about to order some more vitamins and supplements now I’m going to add a few more of your suggestions to that list.

    Stephanie | SPV Living

  2. The Half-Blood Princess

    I’m all for natural, but I find it difficult to find natural toothpaste with fluoride in it, which has proven to be beneficial for teeth. Also, don’t forget flossing!

  3. sherriepetersenwrites

    Great tips! And since I just had to take my daughter in for an emergency root canal this morning, we obviously need to take some of these to heart!

  4. Momma McGovern – Louisiana

    I’ve always had terrible ulcers in my mouth. Although they’re haven’t gone away, switching to a natural toothpaste has SERIOUSLY helped me!

  5. Jasmine - LoveLifeLaughMotherhood – Georgia, USA – I'm a first time mom to a sweet little boy, and a wife to an amazing husband. I'm a baby wearing, cloth diapering, breastfeeding, tattooed lover of wine and Netflix. Somehow I squeeze in time for blogging.

    these are some really good tips. we need to be extra diligent about oral health right now with social distancing

  6. Flossie – USA – Mama of two who blogs about this crazy journey called parenthood at - parenting tips, tricks, and hacks to help you save time, save money, and preserve your sanity, mostly based on things I've had to learn the hard way :)

    These are such important tips. Especially right now when we can’t go out and dentists are closed – I had my regular cleaning appointment cancelled at the start of our stay at home orders, and am nervous about my teeth if this drags on for too long!

  7. Such insightful tips. Dental health is one thing I tend to care about and then forget about…it just depends what else I’m worried about in life. Need to make it a consistent thing!

  8. girltimewithaliyat

    I’ve definitely been taking interest in my oral health lately. Just drinking more water alone has made a significant difference. I’ll be adding in some of your suggestions also. Thanks for sharing.

  9. GV Caplas – Manila – In Love with Life. Sharing the Good Vibes.

    What I really miss is spending time under the sun! But I still do my best to go out, like when playing with our dogs, so I can still get myself some vitamin D 😁😊❤️

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