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Tooth Truths - Xylitol, Baking Soda, Peppermint Oil and Tooth Meridians

 

XYLITOL​

 Xylitol hydrates the mouth with a tidal wave of salivation that allows you to use it as a mouthwash on the go. 

 It is also documented by the Journal of Natural Science, Biology, and Medicine to fight bacteria that cause dental caries.

There are many excellent papers on the positive effects of Xylitol

Effects of Xylitol and Sucrose Mint Products on Streptococcus mutans


Xylitol: a review of its action on mutans streptococci and dental plaque

BAKING SODA

Well known for its bacteria fighting properties, tooth whitening, and stain removal, Baking Soda acts in CRUSHTABS to lower acidity and balance pH.

This is well proven as stated in The Journal of the American Dental Association below:  Baking Soda and Teeth Health

 

READ MORE at JADA.ORG

ORGANIC ESSENTIAL OIL OF PEPPERMINT

 

Peppermint Oil has been studied by Dr. Mercola to be antiviral, antimicrobial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, analgesic, radioprotective, and antiedema. And it leaves a refreshing feeling & tastes great.  There is also great information about it at Pub Med.

Powerful Oil

Information at Pub Med

Here's another very good study : 

Antimicrobial efficacy of five essential oils against oral pathogens

Therapeutic properties (quoted from Pub Med) 

  • Antibacterial: Peppermint oil shows an inhibitory effect on the proliferation of staphylococci[]

  • Antifungal: Studies show that EOs exhibit fungistatic and fungicidal activities against both the standard and clinical strains of Candida species at concentrations ranging from 0.5 to 8 μL/mL. EOs exhibit similar antifungal effect against the azole-resistant and azole-susceptible strains[]

  • Antibiofilm: Biofilm inhibition in fungal strains helps to decrease pathogenesis and drug resistance. Studies show that EO inhibits the biofilm formation of Candida albicans completely up to 2 μl/ml in a dose-dependent manner.[]

Tooth Meridians

Tooth Meridians

 

Dental health is connected to the whole body! Play with this interactive chart and discover which teeth lie on the same meridian with specific body parts.

​CRUSHTABS® freshen your breath and freshen your health!

CRUSHTABS tooth meridians and systemic dentistry - Dental health is connected to the whole body!

 


Interactive Tooth Meridian Chart