Few people know that natural protection is also useful for their teeth. We asked Dr. Urszula Leończak about the best methods. Here are her recommendations.
it is worth drinking a few cups of this infusion made from young leaves to strengthen tooth enamel and protect it against caries.
Scientists have calculated: one cup of green tea contains on average 0.3 mg of fluorine, the most effective anti-caries mineral.
This drink also contains polyphenols with antibacterial properties.
Fluoride also strengthens enamel, delays the build-up of dental plaque and protects teeth against bacterial attack.
It also makes calcium penetrate the tooth tissue more effectively and harden it.
This spice has anti-inflammatory properties, which is why specialists recommend it, e.g. for colds.
However, turmeric also helps with inflammation of the gums and mouth.
It is worth adding it to dishes, but also looking for it in the ingredients of toothpastes.
It has antiseptic properties, which means that it destroys bacteria – those in the mouth that cause tooth decay.
It also helps keep gums healthy and protects them against inflammation.
Coconut oil contained, for example, in toothpastes helps maintain the natural pH in the mouth, which prevents the destruction of tooth enamel and the formation of new cavities. However, let’s not forget about daily brushing and flossing after each meal and regular dental check-ups