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Dental & Gum Care

The health of our teeth reflects the health of our entire bodies. For example, evidence suggests that gum disease is linked to heart disease. This makes oral care more important than just a matter of cosmetics or hygiene.

Dental care or oral health is not only important cosmetically and hygienically, but also for our overall health. In fact, poor oral health has even been linked with cardiovascular or heart disease!

The most important way to keep our teeth healthy is to regularly clean them (including flossing) and avoid eating too many sugary or acidic foods. Regular trips to the dentist and to the hygienist are also important to not only deal with potential problems before they get worse, but to clean the teeth in places that we cannot reach. (Tartar build up, for example, can inflame our gums if it is not removed professionally.) And of course, if we want to be healthy we need to avoid amalgam (mercury and other metals) fillings at all costs as the metals do leach into our systems.

There are also certain natural health supplements that can also help us to maintain dental health.

Good-Gums Dental Powder

Good-Gums® is an important addition to your oral hygiene program for healthy teeth and gums.Despite brushing teeth and using dental floss and mouth rinses, many people do not have healthy gums (gums are often swollen, bleeding or receding). There are a number or reasons for this including bacterial infection, imperfect brushing/flossing, poor diet, and smoking.Good-Gums is a dental powder made from herbs and minerals that has been formulated to optimize gum health. Ingredients include baking soda, French grey sea salt, Vitamin C with bioflavanoids, myrrh, peppermint, cinnamon and cranberry.Good-Gums is most effective when used as a toothpaste substitute, although some people still like to brush their teeth with traditional toothpaste first before then using Good-Gums. Although unnecessary, this is fine to do provided the mouth and toothbrush are rinsed before using Good-Gums as toothpaste gel can physically block the Good-Gums ingredients from coming in contact with the gums, which they need to do.The reason it is a powder is that dry ingredients do not need preservatives, which makes Good-Gums preservative-free. In addition to this, Good-Gums is not tested on animals and contains no artificial colors or flavors, no harsh abrasives and no fluoride.Good-Gums is available in 45g tub which should last around a month and a half to two months.Ingredients per servingAmountContains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, corn or soybeans. VeganVitamin C (ascorbic acid)69.44 mgBioflavonoids12.13 mgMyrrh powder10.59 mgPeppermint powder9.86 mgCranberry powder9.39 mgCinnamon powder4.45 mgOther ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda) and French grey sea salt.Directions: Pour or shake a small pea size amount of powder onto a damp toothbrush and brush your teeth in the normal dentist-recommended way, making sure to also gently brush your gums and around your mouth so that the powder is evenly distributed. Spit out excess liquid but do not rinse as it is important that the ingredients are left in contact with the teeth and gums for as long as possible.Bulk Discount: Buy 6+ of this product and the unit price will be reduced by 15%.