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Uplevel Your Dental ROOTine For a Brilliant Smile

Healthy gums form the basis for healthy teeth. This easy 3-step ROOTine can positively impact your dental health and make your smile shine.

Updated:
September 5, 2023
Published:
August 17, 2023

Healthy gums form the basis for healthy teeth. Proper care of the gums along with an effective oral hygiene can prevent inflammation and bleeding and positively impact dental health. Here are two routines that have the potential to want you to smile even more. 

Oil pulling is one of the oldest Ayurvedic traditions

In fact, it is mentioned already in the Charaka Samhitā, the oldest known Sanskrit text on traditional Indian medicine, published approximately 2,000 years ago. The ancient text recommends oil pulling to relieve the symptoms of up to thirty different diseases. A Russian scientist named F. Karach, PhD introduced the method to the West in the nineties, and since then it has been valued as a way to harmonize oral health in a natural, yet effective way. 

Squishing oil through the teeth for at least twenty minutes can remove bad bacteria from the gums, reduce plaque and prevent cavities. A German study conducted in 2007 showed a significant reduction in the amount of bacteria present in the mouth by up to 30% after 45 days of application. 

Oil pulling can also reduce bad breath, as it draws toxins and acids from the oral cavity. It has a massaging effect on the gums, increasing blood circulation and the stimulation of the tongue’s reflex zones. Add Clean Slate into the mix and you have a superpower ROOTine at your hands that is bound to stir a conversation with your dentist the next time you see them for an exam. 

Here’s is the morning ritual in 3 steps

Do this every morning, directly after getting up and before you drink or eat anything.

🥄 Step #1

Clean your tongue with an Ayvrvedic tongue cleaner or a tablespoon. 

If you use a tablespoon, turn it over and scrape your tongue from the back of your throat all the way to the front, to the tip of your tongue. Do this three times to remove the coating. 

🥥 Step #2

Take 1 spoon of organic coconut oil.

Add 2 drops of Clean Slate.

Squish it around your mouth, pulling it through your teeth for 20 minutes. 

Spit the content into a kleenex or paper towel and put in the garbage. 

Rinse your mouth with plenty of warm water. 

🦷 Step #3

Brush your teeth with a soft toothbrush and a generous drop of Restore. 

Tip: Never throw a Restore sachet away after you supposedly emptied it. If you cut it open on the side, you will find there’s enough Restore left in the bottom fold that will last for at least 2 to 3 oral rituals. 

The content of the above article was carefully researched, using credible medical and scientific sources as well as information provided by experts in the field. None of our published information claims to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure diseases or serious health conditions and is meant for educational and entertainment purposes only. If you experience health challenges, always seek advice from a healthcare professional. Please always consult with your doctor for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment. Statements have neither been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nor approved by ROOT Wellness, as the ROOT CAUSE EXPERIENCE is not directly affiliated with ROOT Wellness.

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