Alkalize mouth and body! If you read my newsletters, blog, or books, you know a healthy mouth is a non-acidic, neutral, or alkaline mouth, with a pH 7.0 or above. Tooth roots begin to dissolve as this pH gets a tiny bit below neutral (at pH 6.5) and, when acidity levels dip to pH 5.5…
Natural treatments for mouth acid require specific remedies that balance the pH in the mouth. Apple cider vinegar and baking soda help alkalize as well as neutralize the environment in the mouth and offer relief from additional acid in the mouth.
How to Rebalance the pH of Your Mouth. Only eating or drinking mid-range pH foods and beverages can deprive our bodies of essential vitamins and minerals, and really be quite boring. A pH balance can be struck and tooth enamel protected if habits on how and when certain foods and beverages are consumed are considered.
The saliva our body produces is either acidic, alkali or neutral in its pH balance. If your saliva is too acidic, you can experience problems such as tooth decay, dry mouth and bad breath. It is possible to bring the pH balance in your mouth to a normal level and you can do it naturally.
The Importance of pH Balance. Maintaining a good pH balance in the mouth allows a healthy balance of good and bad bacteria. Many of the good bacteria in our mouth are harmless and some bacteria, known as probiotics, aid in the digestion of foods. Other good bacteria actually protect our teeth and gums.
According to Dr. Dalia, 90 percent of all living cells in our bodies are not human cells; they are bacteria, fungus and microbes. One of the key factors in maintaining a balanced pH in the mouth is controlling the intake of alkaline and acidic content.
How to become more alkaline: Drink a fresh green juice every single day. Drink the juice of half a lemon squeezed in a glass of warm water first thing in the morning (citrus fruits seem acidic but are actually very alkaline!) Eat a diet full of nutritious and alkaline vegetables and fruits.
High-alkaline foods negate the effects of highly acidic foods by bringing the body's pH level back to its normal range. High-Alkaline Foods. An alkaline-based diet starts and ends with fruits and veggies, notes Health.com. Whether or not a food is alkaline has to do with how it metabolizes in the body as opposed to its composition.
Sodium carbonate is still alkaline, but baking soda is a bit more gentle of an ingredient. If you want your re-balancing rinse fresh, only mix enough at one time to last you 3-4 days. Usually I will mix enough for myself at one time to last a week or two. DIY Solutions Oral Health.
Balance is key to a healthy life and state of mind, and that sentiment couldn't be truer than when it comes to the pH levels of the body. A measure of how acidic or alkaline something is, the pH scale is an important tool for taking care of ourselves since many believe that an acidic body is a magnet for illness, cancer , and early aging .