In This Chapter
Improving oral health
Freshening your breath naturally
Curing canker sores and chapped lips
Preventing tooth decay with a sugar substitute
Relieving toothaches and TMJ pain
Nearly everything you consume enters your body through your mouth, so a healthy mouth is a key component to your overall health. Everything from canker sores to toothaches and gum disease is likely to affect your appetite and digestion along with your self-esteem and social interactions, which are other key components to your health and well-being. In this chapter, I offer guidance on preventing and treating several common afflictions in and around the mouth. But first, I encourage you to practice good oral hygiene, using a natural product that may be new to you.