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Oil pulling and charcoal toothpaste

Does anyone know anything about oil pulling and charcoal toothpaste? Have had several patients who have begun doing this for its antibacterial properties??



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Here are a few articles that might help!
 
Oil Pulling:
 
https://www.todaysrdh.com/oil-pulling-leg-separating-fact-fiction-regards-oil-pulling/
 
https://www.todaysrdh.com/oil-pulling-should-we-recommend-it/
 
Charcoal Whitening:
 
https://www.todaysrdh.com/charcoal-whitening-level-of-abrasiveness-and-effects-on-enamel/
 
https://www.todaysrdh.com/charcoal-whitening-toothpaste-trend-stay-fade-away/
 
If it’s not mentioned in the oil pulling articles, coconut oil is not antibacterial: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26379378

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