Brushing your teeth with baking soda and sea salt is a natural and safe way to have strong gums and teeth. It also protects against bad breath and removes plaque buildup. You can either use baking soda alone, or together with sea salt. This is a cheap treatment for beautiful teeth.
Sea salt facts
Magnesium, silicon, sodium, calcium, nickel and iron and just some of the many trace minerals and elements included in sea salt. They fight against tarter and bad breath, strengthen the gums and may whiten teeth too. Sea salt is high in iodine and includes antibacterial properties and neutralizes acids in the mouth. Salt causes saliva production, and our saliva creates antibacterial that protects the enamel.
There are two options of adding sea salt into your teeth care: you can dip your wet toothbrush into a half teaspoon of sea salt and brush teeth daily. The second option is to rinse mouth with a saltwater. Mix four ounces of warm water with a half a teaspoon of sea salt. After the salt dissolves, wash your mouth with the mixture for 30 seconds. Spit after you are done.
A saltwater rinse can decrease the inflamed and swollen gums and removes bacteria in the mouth too.
Facts about baking soda
Baking soda has been a popular natural way for whitening teeth for a long time.
Baking soda is highly alkaline and neutralizes acids in the mouth, which cause tooth decay. It fights bad breath and eliminates bacteria and germs.
Clean your teeth by preparing a paste of baking soda and water. Or you can mix salt and baking soda to make your own homemade, natural toothpaste. If you still want to use your traditional toothpaste, you can brush teeth with salt and baking soda once or twice a week as an additional dental care.
I am sure you question yourself if there are any side effects of using these ingredients. According to many investigations and dental researches, there have not been seen any destructive periodontal diseases in people who regularly brush their teeth with baking soda and/or salt. Also, the periodontal health of those people has always been excellent.