Everyone knows you have to brush your teeth twice a day, floss at least a few times a week and see your dentist a few times a year to keep your teeth in tip-top shape and looking their best. But keeping up a stellar oral hygiene routine is far more important than just keeping your breath fresh and your smile sparkling.
Your mouth is the gateway to your internal health systems, and is responsible for taking in the air, food and water you need to survive. As such the health of your mouth plays a huge part in your overall wellness.
Brushing Your Teeth Isn’t Just About Fresh Breath
When the mouth is full of nasties like bacteria and plaque, these toxins can make their way into the body through the digestive and circulatory systems. This can lead to some very serious health problems, and at the very least puts a lot of extra strain on your poor hardworking immune system.
Modern life surrounds us with harmful compounds and the last thing you want is these entering your system. The best way to keep them out is block their entry by maintaining a healthy and toxin free mouth.
Take Action, Stay healthy, Stay Sexy
So we want to keep those nasty toxins out of our bodies by keeping them out of our clean and healthy mouths, but how do we do it? Well the classic brush twice a day technique that your mother drilled into you is a great start, but why stop there?
Another fantastic way to cleanse your mouth of harmful toxins and bacteria is the ancient practise of oil pulling. Oil pulling involves using organic coconut oil to absorb all the bad stuff in you mouth, including plaque. The oil is then discarded taking all the bad with it, simple!
Oil pulling isn’t just about keeping your mouth toxin and bacteria free, it also whitens teeth, giving you a smile that is not only super healthy, but super sexy as well.