We've heard it since we were kids: brush your brush your teeth, floss, brush again, and rinse.

What we didn't hear is how things like coffee stain our teeth, and how easy it is for bad bacteria to spread.

However, there's an ingredient that can help remove tartar buildup on your teeth and kill harmful bacteria. No, it's not a mouthwash.

It's coconut oil.

Put two tablespoons of coconut oil in your mouth and rinse through your teeth for 5 minutes. Afterward, spit it out, but not in the sink.

Spit into the toilet and flush.

This treatment has been used for ages for a variety of issues and the secret is out in the modern world. It works better than toothpaste, The oil may also cleanse the blood and help prevent cancer, but more research is needed about those claims.

With any luck, just 35 minutes a week will have your oral health back on track. You can't beat that!

Don't forget to share with your friends and family. You never know who you might end up helping!

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