Dental Health

Bruxism - Dr. Axe

How to Stop Grinding Teeth, or Bruxism + 7 Natural Treatments

Nearly one in three people suffer from teeth grinding, or bruxism, as it is traditionally termed. And, nearly 10% of those that grind their teeth do it so severely that their teeth are reduced to small nubs.  This condition affects people of all ages, from childhood through adulthood, causing severe tooth damage, jaw disorders and headaches. While teeth grinding can … Read More

White tongue - Dr. Axe

10 Natural Treatments for White Tongue

Did you know that the tongue is one of the strongest muscles in the body? It’s actually the most sensitive place for our sense of touch, and it allows us to talk, taste food and swallow. Plus, according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, the tongue plays an important role in determining and treatment health conditions. For that reason, … Read More

Flossing - Dr. Axe

Flossing Doesn’t Work?! Healthy Mouths Require ‘Oil Pulling’ Instead

Here’s something that is sure to surprise, and likely even relieve, many adults regarding dental care: The benefits of dental flossing have never been studied in great depth at any point, and still to this day have never been proven. A recent investigation by the Associated Press into the merits of flossing, including a review of 25 studies regarding its … Read More

stem cell fillings - dr. axe

Stem Cell Fillings: A Revolutionary Dental Discovery

Did you know there’s a new type of dental filling that actually triggers your teeth to repair and regenerate themselves? It’s true. Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Nottingham recently developed a procedure known as stem cell fillings. In essence, it’s a regenerative dental filling that prompts the stem cells inside a person’s own tooth to heal itself. This is a revolutionary dental health discovery … Read More


Cardamom Helps Prevent Bad Breath, Cavities & Cancer

Have you ever tasted cardamom. Do you even know? Maybe you’re you now thinking, what is cardamom? Often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” cardamom or elaichi is one of the most common spices seen in an Indian household, but it’s loved and used all around the world. The seeds have a warm, highly aromatic flavor that add a unique, sweet, … Read More

Triclosan - Dr. Axe

Triclosan: Is this Hazardous Toxin in Your Toothpaste?

Triclosan is a “super chemical” meant to fight the spread of germs, but with the emergence of drug-resistant superbugs, the question is whether it really fights the good fight or just creates bigger problems. The answer is pretty straightforward. Triclosan is a major player when it comes to the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is becoming more common and more deadly with each passing year. … Read More


Home Remedies for Toothache Relief

[Below is my transcript of my video about natural treatment for toothaches, along with supplemental information on the topic.] Today, let’s talk about home remedies for toothache relief. If you’ve ever had a toothache or you have a young child or a teething baby that has a toothache, you know that it can be painful, either a nagging pain or can really just … Read More


Coconut Oil Pulling Benefits & How-to Guide

What is Oil Pulling? Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums! It has taken quite some time, but oil pulling has finally gained some popularity in the United States. Used primarily in Ayurvedic medicine, oil pulling is a fantastic oral detoxification procedure that is simply done by swishing a tablespoon of … Read More

How to Reverse Cavities Naturally - Dr.Axe

How to Reverse Cavities Naturally & Heal Tooth Decay

There is a common belief today about cavities that once you have tooth decay, that cavity can NOT be reversed. Then the only solution to oral wellness is to have part of your tooth drilled out and filled with a synthetic material. However, it’s been proven that there are ways to reverse cavities naturally. In fact, according to a study … Read More