Q: I read your column about the woman with mouth ulcers. I have come across a little-known cure for diseases of the mouth: oil pulling. It works and is not bad tasting, depending on the type of oil you use. I was diagnosed with advanced periodontal disease many years ago. I was told to prepare for dentures because my teeth couldn’t be saved. I read about oil pulling and did some research. I started doing it every day, sometimes twice. In less than a year, my periodontal disease disappeared, my gums are healthy and my teeth are clean and white. My dentist said he never has seen anything like it. MORE
Written by Dr. Jason Stoner
- The frenum is the attachment between either the tongue and mouth floor or the inside
- You may have a family dentist, but wonder if you should see a periodontal specialist.
- Many people are afraid to visit the dentist. However, sedation techniques make it possible to