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The Smart Way to Remineralize Teeth

Ever wondering how to remineralize teeth? Many seems to have the same question driven by curiosity or simply want to have a confirmation if it is possible or not. A friend of mine also asked me if the dental products that claim to be able to remineralize teeth can work effectively as they advertised.

Before we answer that question, let’s learn more about the importance of minerals in your mouth. It is true that white spots and cavities might be caused by the loss of minerals in your teeth, but you need to remember that there are many factors involved to ensure healthy teeth and mouth.

Therefore, you also need to pay attention to these factors too. Using remineralizing dental products is useless when you don’t practice good oral hygiene and good oral habits. It is also important to pay attention to your lifestyle and your diet also affects the enamel condition.

Abscess and Cavities Prevention

Did you know that there are also minerals contained in your saliva? Saliva uses these minerals to clean the germs and also maintain the healthy PH for in your mouth (the ideal mouth condition is slightly alkaline, around 7.5 to 8.5). This PH condition is best for remineralization.

how to remineralize teeth

As we have said earlier, healthy lifestyle, diet and oral hygiene habit are very important in remineralizing your teeth. You should avoid high intake of sugar, carb and acidic products such as soda. This kind of diet will make the bad bacteria to grow and multiply, making an unbalanced condition in your mouth, which will eventually cause cavities. Needless to say, you should also have a proper intake of vitamins and minerals. This way you’ll be able to have a sparkling teeth and also a much healthier body!

We also would like to remind you the healthy oral hygiene habits that consist of flossing (once a day), brushing with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes (at least twice a day), and regular visit for dental checkup every six months.

What to look for in products to remineralize teeth

For a long period of time, fluoride has been the one and only source for remineralizing teeth. However, recent development has introduced many over the counter dental products and supplements that use additional substances besides fluoride that can help remineralizing your teeth. Some examples of the additional minerals added to the products are natural calcium, amorphous calcium phosphate, and calcium protein phosphopeptide . Another thing worth mentioning is Dr. Price’s research on the supplements, which includes the Fermented Cod Liver Oil. I haven’t tried it myself, to be honest.

In dental supplement you should also search for Vitamin D in its ingredient. Vitamin D plays an essential role in dental healing! Last but not least, healthy fats intake has been proven to help dental healing too.

Conclusion on How to Remineralize Teeth

I know after reading this article you might be a bit confused because there’s a lot to take. I personally believe that a healthy lifestyle, balanced diet, and good oral hygiene habit is all it takes to have a healthy teeth (and also generally a healthier life and body). Additional supplements might be needed sometimes, but in my case fluoride and vitamin D intake is enough.

How about you? What dental products do you use for remineralizing your teeth?

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