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Teeth thread: Add all things teeth

Discussion in 'Adrenal Rx and Leaky Gut Rx' started by Jack Kruse, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    dry lips are secondary to high cortisol shunting and lowered IgA.
  2. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Stunned silence from Nonchalant.
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  3. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    Soul, too. My cortisol is rather lowish, can't find my IgA labs but I have some from years ago I think, and my lips are dry and peeling.
  4. chocolate

    chocolate Silver

    My daughter has that right now, the dry lips. Are we blood type A's?
  5. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Not me. I've had dry lips since I was a pre-teen. Actually, they have gotten better, I don't have to apply something every hour like I used to.
  6. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    nope, 0 over here (carnivore :cool: or maybe fishyvore?)

    My dry lips came about after starting leptin rx. I blamed it on skiing and the cold/wind during the winter. Well, ski season is long over and I still have to baby them and scrub them with a toothbrush every day.
  7. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    So thinking about gut flora so much lately.... where does it start? In our stomachs? I've been wondering.... don't we have a "mouth flora" as well? And what happens to that if we use stuff like hydrogen peroxide mouthwash, essential oils, antibacterial toothpastes, or even alcohol based mouthwashes? Are we doing more damage than good?

    I guess I know the answer for the alcohol based mouthwashes... but the other stuff that's for oral hygiene - lots of it is antibacterial, no? Does that disrupt the flora in the mouth in a bad way?
  8. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    mouthwash is a no no........oral flora is hugely important.
  9. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    in the trash goes the hydrogen peroxide.... been wondering about this b/c I feel better without it
  10. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    my mouth feels better without it... hydrogen peroxide might be ok, don't know. I've been thinking about this for a while now..... as hard as I am working on restoring my gut flora, I don't want to wipe it out a few times a day where it starts..... in my mouth. I imagine it would disturb the flora. I used to be a Listerine person and I would still love to use it. Love the fresh feeling. Oh well. Bye-bye. My pure powder probiotic supplement suggests putting a little scoop on your tongue before you go to bed to restore a natural, healthy populated flora in your mouth.

    Chew on the anti-bacterial plants instead :) Parsley is good. Anything green really.
  11. Shijin13

    Shijin13 Guest

    so here's the real question - what does Jack clean his teeth with? a tooth pick and some Coconut oil?

    I have noticed since upping my K2 to the max dosage -the back of my teeth feel cleaner...

    We're working on switching to flouride free - but don't like the stuff we bought - it tastes weird - but I've never liked how sweet most toothpaste etc is in general...
  12. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    there's this theory that the glycerine in toothpastes will coat your teeth and prevent them from remineralizing.... no idea if there's anything to it but my teeth cleaning supplies are free of it
  13. Destiny

    Destiny New Member

    Have you tried Tom's fluroide free?
  14. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    I use baking soda and sea salt, with a bit of ground clove. Wet the brush, touch it to the powder, and have at it.
  15. I use baking soda, CO and a couple drops of pure cinnamon oil.
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  16. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    I use tooth soap sometimes a bit of baking soda. Burt's Bee has a nice tooth paste that has very clean ingredients. I find baking soda too abrasive to use every day.
  17. Kpcst

    Kpcst Silver

    I use toms. My teeth always feel clean. I used to brush 3x a day. Now i eat virtually no carbs and brush only once.

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  18. Shijin13

    Shijin13 Guest

    yeah...don't like it...
  19. Michael

    Michael Super Moderator

    The dentist in this interview sounded pretty knowledgeable:


    He mentions a toothpaste that is the only one he says he recommends. I can't remember the brand name, but I think it's only available in the U.S. and not that easily there. Maybe through Amazon?

    Some other interesting things on teeth cleaning. He mentions some kind of water-lance.

    There are some herbs that it seems will selectively kill the bacteria that are responsible for gum disease and cavities without killing off harmless bacteria.

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