Oil pulling has been proven an effective remedy against dental caries, gingivitis and plaque. The mouth contains a wide variety of bacteria, but only a few specific species of bacteria are believed to cause dental caries. Preventing oral diseases is a difficult task. Oil pulling is effective against dental caries, gingivitis, plaque formation. This article acknowledges the importance of oil pulling for maintaining a proper oral health. Oil pulling is an age – old remedy that uses natural substances to clean and detoxify teeth and gums. It has the added effect of whitening teeth naturally and evidence even shows that it is beneficial in improving gums and removing harmful bacteria.
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Swathi R., Geetha R.V. Oil Pulling and Oral Health: A Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 6(12): Dec. 2013; Page 1400-1401.