Dental Care with Ayurvedic Remedies

Proper Dental Care with Ayurvedic Herbs and Remedies

By Shankar.

Teeth are very precious; no one loves to lose their teeth before their old age so use proper dental care to avoid this problem. If your teeth are not given enough care, then you will have problems like yellow or brown teeth, tooth sensitivity, cavities, bleeding gums, toothaches, bad breath, and pyorrhea.

Toothaches can be very irritating. They can be caused because of infection or cavities. The first and the best advice for dental care are to brush your teeth twice a day – once in the morning and once before going to bed. Much better way to protect your teeth and keep you away from dentist is to brush your teeth after every meal. However, very few people follow this. The most important tip is to use soft brush to brush your teeth.

There are several Ayurvedic herbs that can solve all the dental problems. When these natural herbs are used in proper manner, you will have stronger teeth that can last for longer time. Read the following Ayurvedic remedies to give proper dental care at your home:

Neem: Neem is very effective for dental care. Neem twig is used to brush the teeth instead of normal brush. Brushing with Neem twigs will help you to have strong and wonderful white teeth. Neem oil is applied as an antiseptic against micro-organism and also fights bad breath.

Holy Basil: When you brush your teeth with Holy Basil powder, you will have white shinning teeth. Those who have yellow or brown teeth can benefit by using this powder. The powder can be made by drying the leaves under the sun and then grinding it. This powder also reduces pyorrhea.

Babul: Like neem twigs, the twigs of babul are also used to brush teeth to give you strong and long lasting teeth. Babul contains tannin which is effective in whitening the teeth.

Banyan: The root of Banyan is also used as toothbrush to brush teeth. It contains astringent properties that can whiten the teeth, and keep the teeth and gum healthy.

Clove: Clove has astringent and antiseptic properties that can deal with toothaches. Clove oil gives relief from toothaches and also kills germs in cavities.

Ayurvedic remedies are a great in dental care to help get rid of dental problems. However, it is also important to follow a proper diet. You should reduce the intake of sweet foods, very hot or cold foods, coffee, and tea. Have food that is rich in Vitamin C such as Amla, citrus food, mangoes, papayas, and kiwi fruit.

Brush your teeth with Neem and Babul twigs, which is an Ayurvedic practice to have strong white teeth. Most people fear going to the dentist. However, it is a good practice in dental care to visit a dentist every three to six months to be sure about your healthy gums and teeth.

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