People have always used essential oils for oral health. They are rich with many health benefits and we can use them to inhibit plaque, remove stains, eliminate the bacteria and keep the teeth and gums healthy.
A study made in 2014 and published in the Journal of International Oral Health, entitled
“Possible use of essential oil in Dentistry” founds that:
- Essential oils are extremely efficient in inhibiting plaque
- Aroma of lavender essential oil reduces the stress and anxiety
- Many essential oils can be used with dental implants
- Essential oils have inhibitory activity against tested microorganism strain than extracts and methyparaben.
Here we are going to recommend you two oils which will give you amazing results and in short time improve your oral health.
Clove essential oil
In a Chinese medicine clove essential oil has been used for reliving tooth pain. They also inhibit many pathogenic bacteria and in paste dentists have used it to disinfect disturbed toot canals. (2)
Tea Tree Oil
The tea tree oil has antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. It reduces bacteria yeast and fungal infections and also treats viral infections. In dentistry it is useful because it relives the symptoms of gingivitis and stomatitis. People also use this oil against bad breath. (3)
Mix few drops of clove oil and tea tree oil and then add some coconut oil. Brush your teeth with this mixture and it will refresh your breath, prevent cavities, tooth decay and gingivitis. (4)
Other essential oils which are also beneficial for your teeth:
- Peppermint essential oil
- Cinnamon essential oil
- Spearmint essential oil
- Myrrh essential oil
- Grapefruit essential oil
- Lavender essential oil
- Sesame essential oil