• The Dangers of Oil Pulling 

    1 month ago - By Nutrition Facts

    In my previous articles on oil pulling, I discussed how the ancient practice may be no more effective than swishing with plain water for plaque and gingivitis, doesn't whiten your teeth, and may even worsen dental erosion.
    What about oil pulling to treat tooth sensitivity? About a quarter of people have sensitive teeth, for example, experiencing aching sensations when drinking ice water. So researchers split people into three groups-oil pulling, desensitizing toothpaste, and placebo just rinsing with saltwater-and then blasted the subjects' teeth with cold air. As you can see at 0:44 in my...
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