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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Gum Disease - Dr.Axe

Gum Disease Natural Treatments & Causes

Gingivitis or gum disease is a type of infection of the tissues of the mouth that support the teeth. This condition differs from having a cavity though both conditions including cavities can be reversed with natural treatments. The most common gum and mouth problems are periodontal diseases that are bacterial infections that lead to inflammation and eventually destroy the gums … Read More

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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

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Natural Ways to Prevent Cavities

Natural Ways to Prevent Cavities

Conventional wisdom tells us that cavities are caused by the sugary residue left on our teeth after eating. Bacteria that live in the mouth thrive on these foods and produce acid as a result. Over time the acids destroy the tooth enamel and lead to cavities and decay. We brush after every meal, rinse our mouths with antibacterial solutions and … Read More

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