Updated: Jun 28, 2020
Did you know that having a beautiful smile provides a myriad of health benefits?! Oral health plays a critically important role in our overall health. Bacterial overgrowth in our mouths can spread through our blood stream and affect other areas of the body.
One example is endocarditis. This infection of the inner lining of your heart, typically occurs when bacteria from another part of your body, such as the mouth, spread through the bloodstream and attach to damaged areas in the heart. So how do we keep oral bacteria in check? Proper oral hygiene!
Many of the products on the market are filled to the brim with preservatives, chemicals, and carcinogens (cancer-causing ingredients). Fortunately, there are a wealth of natural alternatives! Here are my favorite natural and effective ways to maintain a healthy, radiant smile!