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How to deal with dental problems with home remedies

In order to explain some home remedies for dental problem, you need to get an idea on what are the most common dental problems.

Common dental problems include:

Tooth infection: Caused by bacteria in the root or the bottom part of the tooth which can be cured only by a root canal treatment.

Enamel degradation: A common problem round and discolored enamel surface on the teeth.

Dry mouth: Also called Xerostomia, causes lack of saliva in the mouth.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ): Dysfunction seen above the jawline.

Oral cancer: The most serious dental problem and its highly cancerous.

Tooth decay: Forming of holes in the teeth.

Gum diseases: Bacteria eating the gum tissues and ligaments.

 Now here are some home remedies for these dental problems

First and the foremost home remedy is brushing and flossing your teeth every day to keep it clean and healthy.

Due to anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties, salt can be used to treat tooth cavities.

Clove can prevent cavities from spreading and can also alleviate pain due to its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic property.

Oil pulling is another age old technique used to treat bad breath and bleeding gums. Sesame oil is usually used to cleanse the mouth of harmful bacteria.

Garlic with its antibiotic and antibacterial properties is recommended for cavities and tooth decay.

Even though results are controversial, gently rubbing your teeth with banana peel for 2 minutes before brushing helps in teeth whitening.

Other remedies include using Indian lilac, Indian gooseberry, turmeric powder, nutmeg, wheatgrass and licorice.

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