Dental Health

Receding gums - Dr. Axe

What Causes Receding Gums? + 10 Home Remedies

Did you know there is a direct correlation between your dental health and your overall health? In fact, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, a part of the NIH, concludes that the mouth is a mirror of health and disease. Because of this, the mouth can act as an early warning system for poor health. (1) Our mouths … 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

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

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

Stop Tooth Decay

1 Weird Way to Stop Tooth Decay

We all know that brushing and flossing daily can help with tooth decay, but it won’t always keep you out of the dentist chair. Amalgam inserted into cavities are loaded with toxic mercury which can leach into your body. Root canals have been discovered to be the root of some chronic illnesses. There’s a number of health topics here when … Read More

Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

6 Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

About 18 percent of people report “usually concealing their teeth in photos,” many due to being embarrassed over the yellow appearance of their teeth. Having great teeth is very important in our culture today — hence the growing number of people using white strips at home or turning to professional in-office whitening treatments. Your teeth are some of the first things people notice; they’re … Read More