Some Claim Oil Swishing Provides Oral Health Benefits

Some Claim Oil Swishing Provides Oral Health BenefitsCurated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today

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“Oil may be beneficial to your health, according to some people…”

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This article is by no means reporting the results of a scientific study, but it does introduce an interesting use for coconut oil, which has gained popularity for many uses over the last few years.  Apparently some people are swishing it in the mouth for 20 minutes to aid in removing bacteria from the teeth and gums.  This also, some say, is helpful in other ways.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Dentist, Denton, TX