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Natural oral health care products
have been rising in popularity.
Some people prefer the ease
of reaching into their pantry
for a cheap dental cleaner.
Others may get excited about the
prospect of using salt after watching
a social media video that claims
it whitens better than other products.
Salt does have some benefits for your
We’ll occasionally suggest using a mild
saltwater solution to ease the pain
of canker sores or other oral wounds.
Other than that, it is better to use
a dentist-approved toothpaste for
your every day oral hygiene routine.
Knowing why salt can damage your
teeth makes it easier to choose
a better option for getting them clean.
Salt can help to whiten your teeth.
The tiny crystals have naturally
As you rub the salt across your teeth
with your brush, it scrapes away
surface stains and tartar.
Enamel abrasion sets you up
for future dental problems.
Removing the top surface of your
teeth exposes the underlying dentin.
The dentin lacks the strength
of the outer enamel.
This means that you’ll experience
greater tooth sensitivity, which may
make it hard to enjoy hot or cold food
The dentin is also yellower
than the enamel.
If you have enamel abrasion,
then your teeth will always look yellow
unless they get covered up with
a restoration such as crowns or veneers.
Fluoride is a natural mineral that
is found in the soil, water and air.
For years, it has been added
to the public water supply to help
support dental health.
If you use salt for toothpaste,
then you might not be getting
enough fluoride on your teeth.
We generally recommend brushing
your teeth at least twice a day with
a toothpaste that contains fluoride.
In some cases, we may also
prescribe prescription toothpaste
and mouth rinses that have
These special dental products
go much further than salt
for preventing serious tooth decay.