Devastated that your dentist just told you that you have a couple of cavities just when you thought you are taking very good care of your pearly whites? Most likely, your chompers are deprived of all the calcium they need in order to stay tough and resistant to acids in plaque.
There’s no need to frown because this article will teach you how to make toothpaste that can help in remineralizing your teeth — the kind that can make them strong by reinstating optimum calcium supply.
Aside from the presence of cavities, there’s another matter that can be resolved with the help of this DIY remineralizing toothpaste: tooth sensitivity. Weakened teeth causes nerve endings present to be exposed to the environment, causing you a lot of discomfort each time you consume something too hot or cold.
Whipping up your very own remineralizing toothpaste is actually easier than it sounds — you only need to get your hands on a few ingredients that you can easily purchase from the local pharmacy, supermarket or health food store.
Other than supplying your pearly whites with calcium that they need in order to stay strong, the remineralizing toothpaste you will learn how to make from scratch in a few also lets you save a lot of cash. And by the way, this DIY remineralizing toothpaste contains no fluoride, so it’s safe even for children!
Are you excited to start flashing cavity-resistant choppers that can also take a beating from really hot and cold foods and drinks? Then continue reading. Here’s the very simple recipe for making remineralizing toothpaste:
1 cup of calcium powder
1/2 cup of baking soda
1/2 cup of xylitol powder
3/4 cup of coconut oil
Any essential oil of your liking
-In a small mixing bowl, combine calcium powder, baking soda and xylitol powder.
-Little by little, add coconut oil. While doing so, keep on stirring the mixture.
-Once you are happy with the consistency, stop adding coconut oil.
-Add a few drops of your preferred essential oil, like peppermint or lemon balm essential oil.
-Mix very well and transfer to a clean container.
That’s how quick it is to make your own remineralizing toothpaste! Use this homemade toothpaste each time you brush your teeth to ensure that your pearly whites are supplied with all the calcium they need to stay strong. Every now and then, remember to give the contents of the jar a good stir.
You may dip your toothbrush in the jar containing your DIY remineralizing toothpaste. Or you may use a popsicle stick to scoop a little amount of it and then smear it across the bristles of your toothbrush.
Other than placing the mixture in a class jar with a cover, you may also transfer it to a small bottle with a pump that’s cleaned very well. Doing so allows you to place some of your homemade remineralizing toothpaste on your toothbrush without any hassle or mess!
Do take note that it’s still important for you to eat calcium-rich foods if you want to live a life that’s free of cavities or tooth sensitivity.