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32 ways to take care of your oral health

Make sure you floss every day.

Stay away from soda

Don’t overuse mouthwashes or sprays

Use fluoride toothpaste

Visit the dentist every six months

Pay attention to your mouth and gums

Skip the sugar

Have a glass of warm salted water everyday.

Don’t grind your teeth when tensed, your enamel gets worn out and
causes sensitivity.

Eat more fruits and vegetables.

In case of irritated gums use garlic clove or garlic and turmeric paste.

Eat foods rich in vitamins and minerals

Only chew sugar-free gums.

Have cinnamon tea to keep the mouth and breath fresh

Chew raw onions for three minutes to reduce germs in the mouth.

In case of red and inflamed gums, use aloe vera gel as it has good
anti-inflammatory properties.

Turmeric contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help
keep the gums healthy and teeth free from bacterial infection.

Drink 3 to 4 cups of green tea every day. To promote oral health, drink
green tea without sugar or honey.

Use a little bit of dried licorice root powder to brush your teeth on a regular
basis.

Brush your teeth with neem paste 2-3 times a week.

Don’t forget to clean your tongue every time you brush your teeth to scrape
the bacteria on your tongue

Boil sage in water,cool,and use as a mouthwash.It has antibacterial properties that may cure tooth decay
Drink a lot of water.

Sip carbonated drinks with a straw

Tulsi- You can either use dried, powdered leaves of the holy basil as it is or mix it with mustard oil/ orange peel powder for brushing your teeth. It
protect against bleeding gums and also increase the whiteness of the teeth

Eat extra crunchy, raw fruits and vegetables.

Avoid eating too much sticky food, as it sticks to your teeth and causes decay.

Cut down your alcohol consumption. Alcohol wears away the protective enamel coating on your teeth.

Swish your mouth with organic oils like sesame, olive or coconut oil. This helps pull all the toxins and plaque from your mouth and gums.

Don’t smoke. Smoking will stain your teeth yellow, give you bad breath, and make you more likely to get gum disease and mouth cancers.

Rinse your mouth with tea tree oil. It is a natural disinfectant and reduces bad oral bacteria.

Brush for two to three minutes per brushin