Reverse Cavities and Heal Tooth Decay With THESE 5 Steps!

Cavities are a type of tooth decay that occur when specific types of bacteria produce acid that destroys the tooth’s enamel as well as the underlying layer, the dentin. Many people believe that once tooth decay sets in, it’s impossible to reverse it, but the truth is, there are several ways to naturally reverse cavities.dentist teeth

According to a study published in the British Medical Journal, cavities and tooth decay can potentially be reversed with diet. The study divided 62 children with cavities into three diet groups. Group 1 ate a standard diet plus oatmeal, which is rich in phytic acid. Group 2 ate a normal diet and supplemented with Vitamin D, while Group 3 ate a grain-free diet and also took Vitamin D.

Researchers found that Group 1, who had a diet high in grains and phytic acid, had an increase in cavities. Group 2 showed improvements in cavities, while Group 3, who followed a grain-free diet with nutrient-rich foods and a Vitamin D supplement, saw the greatest improvements. Nearly all of the cavities in Group 3’s participants were healed.kid teeth

Many doctors and dentists have backed the findings of this study, suggesting that diet can in fact help those suffering with cavities to reverse their tooth decay. While we’ve been led to believe that tooth decay occurs when foods containing sugars and starches are left on the teeth, this study shows there are more factors at work. According to Dr. Edward Mellanby, Dr. Weston Price and Dr. Ramiel Nagel, there are four main things that contribute to tooth decay:

  1. Lack of minerals in the diet (deficiencies of magnesium, calcium and phosphorus)
  2. Lack of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K)
  3. Too much consumption of phytic acid-rich foods
  4. Too much consumption of processed sugar

Natural Ways to Reverse Cavities

1. Remove Sugar

If you want healthy, cavity-free teeth, sugar cannot be a part of your diet. Not only does it feed oral bacteria that prevents a healthy flow of dental fluids, it’s also highly acidic, allowing it to decalcify and demineralize the structural content of teeth!sugar

2. Consume Nutrient-Rich Foods

Beating tooth decay requires an increase in fat-soluable vitamins and minerals. A diet full of vegetables – especially leafy green vegetables, and foods high in healthy fats such as coconut oil and avocado, along with nuts and seeds can help create the ideal diet for battling tooth decay.

3. Try Oil Pulling

Oil pulling has been used for centuries as an oral detoxification procedure. Simply swish a tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth for 20 minutes, then spit the oil into the trash. If 20 minutes is too long, start with 3-5 minutes. Oil pulling has been praised for its ability to treat numerous health issues, from gingivitis to headaches.shutterstock_216984226

4. Eliminate Phytic Acid

Phytic acid is a mineral blocker and enzyme inhibitor that’s found in grains, nuts, seeds and beans that are not organic or GMO-free. It can cause serious health problems, such as mineral deficiencies and osteoporosis. Phytic acid prevents you from absorbing the minerals in your food, while leaching minerals out of your body, bones and teeth. Avoid foods high in phytic acid by choosing organic and GMO-free.

5. Use Mineralizing Toothpaste

Fluoride-free toothpaste can be expensive, but there are some brands that are more affordable than others. You can also make your own remineralizing toothpaste at home using:

  • 3 tablespoons of food grade diatomaceous earth clay
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint-flavored chlorophyll
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon filtered water

Sources:
Dr. Axe
NCBI
Weston Price
Evolve Dental
David Wolfe

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10 comments
marc - June 17, 2016

to be honest.
these were pretty lame suggestions.
any health-orientated person who has spent a couple of years with google would know these.
and also they would know that it wont actually REVERSE a black cavity (as the main photo suggests).
at best, you can boost your teeth health and make them ‘gleam’ a tad more and give them strength.
but it is totally misleading to suggest that you can make a Black cavity turn white.
also:
after brushing teeth,,, try brushing them with coconut oil. that also seems to give them a cool boost.

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Connie D'Angelo - June 20, 2016

thanks for sharing my video :D

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Luther Wright - July 18, 2016

Another suggestion is fluoride varnish. Fluoride varnish may indeed be a great way to minimize dental and oral problem by slowing down or stops decay from getting worse. But in terms of treating lesions and if the decay is already too big to be treated with fluoride, it would be advisable to see your dentist. Fluoride varnish can be effective to prevent your teeth from decaying as it creates a hard coating to your teeth, but you need to consult with a dentist first because it is not advisable for people with noticeable sores in the mouth or on the gums. As discussed on Kyrene Family Dentistry, filling is basically some sort of cosmetic dentistry, therefore fluoride varnish is advisable if you can no longer treat the decay on your teeth.

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Karl Panday - July 22, 2016

Ever heard of brushing and flossing? Mechanical debridement of plaque? It’s called prevention. Teach it to your children.

I spent 30 years as a dental hygienist. I’ve watched all the latest and greatest come along that promised to save mankind from the most prevalent disease – yet it all boils down to brushing and flossing.

Quit looking for the 7-11 approach and just brush and floss your teeth and under the gingiva. Get routine check ups and cleaning. Doesn’t have to be every 6 months – PRN – do it as needed.

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    Jas - July 25, 2016

    If brushing, flossing and reg dental check ups/cleanings worked, Id have perfect teeth. I dont. We’d all have gorgeous teeth. We dont.

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      Karl Panday - July 25, 2016

      Depends what you mean by perfect teeth? I never mentioned perfect teeth. If you mean a Hollywood smile then no it won’t happen for everyone – besides those smile are all bought and paid for. You are one mouth – I saw 100s of 1000s in 30 years. Not everyone that had routine checkups and cleanings escaped decay. Nor did they have perfect teeth. The key to being successful with your teeth is you don’t have full mouth dentures – unless by an accident.

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Melissa - October 5, 2016

Please research these individuals on your own. They have very useful information, not summed up very well in this post. For instance- phytic acid is in the hull of grains and the peels and shells of nuts. Those things are present even if you buy them organic or gmo free. GMO free because it’ll mess with your gut bacteria and gut/mouth bacteria is important, but equally important is hormone balancing. It’s just too much to fit it all in one post and this one fell flat. You can do it! But do your own research.

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Niv - October 30, 2016

mis-information, poor article… try researching dr. ramiel nagel if you want to learn about phytic acid and any attempts at “reversing” tooth decay

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Ann Paras - November 20, 2016

Avoid FLUORIDE at all costs…seek natural cleaning..def baking soda and coconut oil

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bdmesq - November 21, 2016

anything worth trying!!
Have been most impressed in the last few years by the effect of Padma on existing tooth decay ,even an existing tooth abscess.
This was published by a dentist in the USA which for sure must have been against his interests!

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