Cavities are small spaces that are formed when we clean tooth decay. Tooth decay is primarily the result of unhealthy habits of not cleaning the teeth properly to remove all the plaque and tartar that is formed over teeth and cause cavities.
There are several effective home remedies to help you with primarily avoid tooth decay and next to treat any if caused. Some of them are presented below for your reference and use.
Camphor has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that are helpful in treating toothaches and bacteria that causes tooth decay and thus forms cavities. It’s a very effective mouthwash which helps cleanse the bacteria in saliva and improves the sense of taste.
It has medicinal value and treats oral cavities like gingivitis, bleeding gums, pyorrhea and bad breath. It usually works to remove plaque and tartar deposited on your teeth which work with sugar in your food to cause tooth decay.
Take a tablespoon of camphor and mix with equal parts of mustard oil to form a paste. Now rub it on your teeth and gums especially the affected area and leave it for 5-10 minutes. Use this remedy at least once daily to treat tooth cavities.
Add a few drops of camphor oil on a cotton swab and place it over the tooth that is suffering from pain and infection. Leave it there until relieved from pain.
Lemon and Asafetida Powder
Both Lemon and asafetida is known for anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Mix a part of asafetida and four parts of lemon juice to make a paste. Dip a cotton ball into this mixture and place it over the affected area. After 5 minutes massage your teeth with this mixture and clean with plain cold water. Repeat it every day twice until the affected area is completely cured.
You can also use asafetida in isolation to treat tooth ache. Its medicinal properties are known for curing the tooth decaying germs.
Take four tablespoons of coconut oil, two tablespoons of baking soda, one tablespoon of Xylitol, two tablespoons of clove oil, two tablespoons of calcium, and mix all the ingredients into a bowl to make a paste like texture. Use this formulation before brushing your teeth to cure the tooth decay and cavities. The mixture to be used at least twice daily, in the morning and in the night.
Both clove oil and coconut oil are known for its antibacterial properties which treat the bacteria and fungus. Xylitol is a natural alcohol which prevents mouth to go dry and helps treat tooth decay. It also eliminates the bacteria responsible for decay. Xylitol also helps plaque build-up, and bad breath. This product provides very effective preventive dental care.
Baking soda is alkaline in nature which fights or balances the acids formed into your mouth by the food intake and cause tooth decay. Calcium and Magnesium both helps keep your teeth healthy and strong.