Many chefs in the food world are crazed for coconut oil, coconut water and coconut extract. Coconut has many health benefits but recent research shows it could be good for your smile. Now, consuming coconut oil could actually prevent cavities.
Researchers from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland found that enzyme-treated coconut oil - was able to stop the growth of cavity-causing bacteria.
This research might lead to a new approach to the dental care industry. Including products, in office equipment and best patient practices.
Incorporating enzyme-modified coconut oil into dental hygiene products could be a smart alternative to the chemical by products in many brands. The coconut oil is usually in low concentrations, which makes it a great alternative.
The health industry is changing, and it is important for health care practitioners to continually learn new methods for solving old problems. Coconut oil has an increasing antibiotic resistance, so it could combat microbial infection.
As you may know already, tooth decay can lead to many health issues, such as toothaches, bad breathe, infection and even tooth loss.
Coconut oil is one of the most widely used natural ingredients in spas across the world.
The health benefits of oil, are extensive including hair care, skin care, stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, weight loss, increased immunity, proper digestion and metabolism, relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood pressure, HIV and cancer, dental care, and bone strength.
Coconut oil has many healing benefits. Next time you reach for your cooking oil, think of all the benefits and you will be smiling. Dr. David A. Goldwyn a Dental Implants Portland OR dentist suggests doing a routine cleaning and to talk to your dentist for more advice on natural products that are good for your teeth.
Written by Shannon Kaiser