Researchers are finding the truth about coconut oil in dental health — that it leads to more plaque formation.
- Coconut oil is thought to pull out toxins from the mouth as these particles adhere to the fat and are then spat out.
- Coconut oil was put to the test against sugar-free chewing gum to find out which of the two is the best in fighting off plaque.
- Coconut oil was found to make the teeth dirtier and caused an increase in the levels of plaque in the entire mouth.
We’re looking at a few of the ridiculous myths that are out there and trying to delve into them, and figure out what the truth is. The idea is to empower people to be a bit more knowledgeable about their own health.
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