The oral health section in most markets is loaded with products such as different moth washes, toothpastes etc. However, most people continue to use the products that they have been using for years. We should all know that the effective and simple ingredient that is very effective when oral health is concerned is baking soda. Baking soda does not contain chemicals that are often found in toothpastes. It is also natural and cheap. It is beneficial for your mouth cavity since it is effective against bacteria, plaque and tartar.
Using baking soda to brush your teeth
Baking soda is excellent for brushing your teeth. Water your toothbrush and dip it into baking soda to create natural baking soda toothpaste. Brush your teeth and then rinse your mouth. To increase effectiveness and make your mouth feel clean and fresh after the brushing add a few drops of cinnamon or peppermint essential oils. To increase the disinfecting and cleaning effect you can also make toothpaste by using few drops of vinegar and a pinch of cooking salt.
Your teeth will be whiter, without stains and polished after the brushing with baking soda. It will prevent the formation of cavity as well, since baking soda is also effective against tartar and plaque that are found in the surface of your teeth.
Other positive sides of baking soda
Bad breath is caused by acids in the mouth. Baking soda can also neutralize these awful acids. Dissolve baking soda into water and rinse your mouth to heal mouth sores and ulcers. Baking soda is also effective against gum inflammations and gum disease since it removes plaque.
Avoid excessive brushing with baking soda since this product can be mildly abrasive. Also add vinegar or antimicrobial essential oils to protect your mouth cavity from bacteria which the baking soda cannot destroy.
Try this cheap and natural remedy, to avoid the expensive, artificial and often ineffective toothpastes, mouth washes and other oral health products.