Almost every store has a section with numerous and different products for oral hygiene like mouth washes, toothpastes, dental flosses etc. People are usually buying those products that have been using for years. But are you aware that there is one effective, simple and cheap product that is quite effective for maintaining oral hygiene – baking soda. Unlike other products for oral hygiene, baking soda does not contain chemicals because it is completely natural. It is extremely beneficial as it is able to defeat bacteria, plague and tartar.
Using baking soda to brush your teeth
Brush your teeth with baking soda and the results will be amazing. First rinse the brush with water and then dip it into baking soda. In this way you will make natural toothpaste. After brushing your teeth rinse your mouth with water. If you want do get even better effect after brushing add several drops of peppermint essential or cinnamon oil and your mouth will be clean and fresh. You can also add a pinch of cooking salt or several drops of vinegar which will help in cleaning and disaffecting your mouth cavity.
Brushing your teeth with baking soda will also help in whitening and polishing your teeth. Baking soda will prevent cavity formation as well as it is great against plague and tartar that appear on your teeth.
Other positive sides of baking soda
Acids in the mouth are main cause of bad breath and baking soda defeats them too. Put baking soda in water and wash your mouth to get rid of sores and ulcers. Because it removes plaque it helps against gym diseases and inflammations.
Do not exaggerate with using baking soda for brushing teeth as it has mildly abrasive properties. It is recommended to add antimicrobial essential oils and vinegar against bacteria which baking soda is not able to destroy.
Instead of using artificial, expensive and sometimes ineffective toothpastes, mouth washes and other oral health products try this natural and cheap remedy.