Does Coconut Oil Whiten Teeth

Everybody wants to have beautiful white smile without going to the dentist. White teeth play an important role in the outlook of a person and improve his confidence. In addition, most of the chronic diseases start from the mouth and it is very essential to take care of the teeth. For improving the color and health of the teeth, coconut oil is very much effective. Most of the people have question in their mind that “Does coconut oil whiten teeth?” the answer is “YES”

It is very true that the people use coconut oil to whiten their teeth and this unique and old remedy is called oil-pulling therapy with coconut oil. Yes, it is hard to swishing oil around the mouth because of its taste, but it really improves the color of your teeth. Taste is bad for very few people not for all, so do not worry. Think about the benefits!

What is oil-pulling therapy?

Oil pulling therapy is the method of cleansing the teeth instigating from Ayurveda period. It is the extensively effective method of detoxification and healing the teeth and gums. Although it is very effective, oil-pulling therapy is fully safe even for children. Oil pulling therapy results freshness in breath, whitens teeth and make strong gums.

Why coconut oil

Streptococcus mutans is the name of the bacteria that causes cavities in the teeth and coconut oil has special property to fight with this bacteria.

Coconut oil contains the LAURIC ACID with powerful medicinal properties, which is also a good antimicrobial. It kills the bacteria and fungi from the mouth and removes plaque as well.

Coconut oil is easily available as most of the people use coconut oil for its multipurpose uses.

How it works

The bacteria in our mouth always create thin bio film on our teeth and our teeth become yellow and cause plaque and bad breadth. And with oil pulling therapy, when we hold coconut oil in the mouth for sometimes, all the bacteria dissolve into the oil and get out with the oil throwing out. We can also say that coconut oil works as a mouth wash.

How to use coconut oil to whiten teeth

If you want to make your teeth white and healthy, you have to need of one or two tablespoon of coconut oil every day.

  1. In the morning put coconut oil into your mouth.
  2. Swish for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Remember do not swish for more than 20 minutes it affects. The oil will become filled with toxins and get thicker.
  4. Now spit it out. Never swallow the oil as it is filled with microbes and plaque.
  5. Rinse the mouth with warm water, as warm water is effective for cleansing.
  6. After that, you can go for the brush. Also, brush well for killing the remaining bacteria.

Follow this procedure for one month surely you will get the difference. Everyone should try this therapy, as it costs nothing. Surely, coconut oil will give result positively and give you a smart and healthy smile.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh is a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist with B.A.M.S. and M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants. He has a wealth of experience in using Ayurveda to treat patients, including the use of herbal medicine and personalized Ayurvedic diets. His passion for spreading accurate and scientific information about Ayurveda and Medicinal Plants led him to create Ayur Times, a trusted resource for those seeking reliable information on the topic. Through his dedicated work, Dr. Singh has helped thousands of patients find relief and improve their health with Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine.

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One Comment

  1. Great content…

    Oil pulling with coconut oil is a great therapy for reducing bacterial diseases. It actually has lower effects on whitening teeth, but it actually prevents yellowing of the teeth by preventing bacterial accumulation on the teeth.

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