How Garlic Fights Gum Disease, Cavities, and Toothaches
Posted on 8/22/2022 by Office
Garlic has antifungal, antiviral, and bacterial functions in the body. These properties help the teeth in fighting gum disease. The mouth has many bacteria and they are the ones that cause gingivitis, if it is not treated early enough the gingivitis leads to periodontitis which is severe gum disease. Keeping good bacteria in balance is done by the use of garlic.
Allicin and garlic
Garlic got an allicin ingredient that makes it so important. After cutting garlic the juice that comes out is known as garlic and it produces the unpleasant effect of bad breath. This is what however what makes garlic beneficial with antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic.
How to use garlic
The majority of treatments involve applying it topically to the afflicted parts of the mouth. Crush garlic and form a paste that you apply direct to an infectious tooth. Garlic contains allicin, which kills the illness and soothes pain. By combining garlic with peanut butter, you can hide the strong flavor while also introducing resveratrol, a natural antibiotic and antioxidant present in peanuts. Using the cut end of a garlic clove, apply it to the affected area. Garlic can be eaten in a variety of ways and has a variety of health advantages, including reducing the duration of common colds.
Growth of bacteria and allicin
Allicin in garlic inhibits bacteria from growing, It can prevent bad bacteria from forming, increasing and growing. The ingredient can also encourage the good bacteria to develop more. Garlic is therefore good for your mouth and helps in fighting the bad bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease. The dentist will be helpful in the identification of more food that is important for your mouth.
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