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Slowing the decay

Oral hygiene and the prevention of tooth decay are priorities for most people and when it comes to dental care, treatments are expensive and seldom covered by insurance or national health care plans.

Most of us at some time in our lives will get some degree of tooth decay, cavities or even gum disease. The most common cause of tooth decay is the consumption of sugar. This substance is so toxic that young children given unlimited access to soft drinks even lose their baby teeth to decay and great numbers of teenagers lose their teeth due to sugar, and other dietary or lifestyle habits.

Other factors that increase the likelihood of cavities besides sugary foods and

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Dental health

Do you dislike going to the dentist?

Interestingly, brushing teeth is something that people only began doing in Europe about 200 years ago whereas in India and parts of Asia, it has been done for thousands of years. According to archaeologists, the skeletons and ancient European fossils of people who had that had died before this 200 year marker had very good teeth.

The most significant event that took place about 200 years ago was the introduction of sugar into Europe. The simple conclusion; sugar causes tooth decay and today this is compounded by low nutritional foods, processed foods and poor lifestyle.

Another factor that affects our dental health and you must have noticed, it is that increasing numbers of

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Coconut Oil Mouthwash

Oil Pulling for Clean Teeth and Gums

Cleaning your teeth with coconut oil really oes have benefits for the health of your mouth. But first understand that Coconut oil has been in use for countless generations. It is used for cooking, it’s excellent for our skin and hair, and the coconut tree or palm is one of the most useful plants in the world.

When we think of tooth care, you must realise that the modern toothbrush is in fact a recent invention. In the Europe of olden times, people may have washed their mouth with water and picked any gunk from between their teeth with a twig or even the point of a knife. As Europe became more organised

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