An ancient practice that involves swishing oil in your mouth to remove bacteria and promote oral hygiene. It’s often associated with Ayurveda a traditional medicine system from India. The process gets its name from the pushing and pulling through the teeth and mouth.
It’s used as an alternative to fluoride. Studies suggest that oil pulling for your teeth can kill bacteria and improve oral health. It also helps moisturize your gums and increase saliva production.
Who Benefits From Oil Pulling Services?
Those who suffer from dry mouth, benefit from this treatment. Some more benefits are:
- Help reduce bad breath
- Help prevent cavities
- Reduce bacteria
- Reduce gum inflammation
This treatment is used in combination with regular home care.