Posted on 11/15/2017 by Dr. Kelsey Ullsmith
When it comes to putting up with pain in your mouth, gums, and teeth, it is something you do not want to put up with, if you do not have to. You want to do anything you can to relieve the oral pain you are experiencing.
There is something you can do to ease it or get rid of it altogether. Here is some information on how to use coconut oil to get rid of oral pain over time.
Coconut Oil Pulling
What is coconut oil pulling? It is an old home remedy that you can use to remove the pain away from your mouth, gums, and teeth. Does it work? Many people believe it does. What you are doing with it is using it as a mouthwash to get rid of the bacteria in your mouth that is causing the infection. It also has the extra benefit of whitening your teeth.
Benefits of Coconut Oil Pulling
Not only does coconut oil pulling whitening your teeth and take the bacteria away that causes the infection, that is causing the pain in the first place, but it also does other things for you. The act of using it as a mouthwash can help ease a sore throat. You can also put it on your face to get rid of the acne on your face if you have it.
More Benefits of Coconut Oil Pulling
Using coconut oil as a mouthwash can also get rid of gingivitis and plaque that builds up on your teeth. It will prevent you from getting gingivitis and plaque too if you continue to use it as a mouthwash.
Using coconut oil will help you in the long run as long as you use it the right way, every day. As always, if you have any questions about this excellent home remedy, you can contact us for more information.
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