Oil pulling is put to the test head-to-head against chlorhexidine mouthwash for oral and dental health measures.

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This is the 2nd in a 4-part series on oil pulling. If you missed the first one, watch it here: Does Oil Pulling Help With Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Oil-Pulling-Help-With-Cancer).

Stay tuned for Oil Pulling for Teeth Whitening and Bad Breath Tested (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-risks-of-oil-pulling) next.

Note: I do not recommend oil pulling. I explain why in my upcoming final video of the series: The Risks of Oil Pulling (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-risks-of-oil-pulling).

Here are some other tips on oral and dental health:
• Don’t Use Antiseptic Mouthwash (C:UsersbradPicturesnfvol 39nutritionfacts.orgvideodont-use-antiseptic-mouthwash)
• Plant-Based Diets: Oral Health(https://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-oral-health/)
• Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-dental-health/)
• Can Gargling Prevent the Common Cold? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/can-gargling-prevent-the-common-cold/)
• What’s the Best Mouthwash? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats-the-best-mouthwash)
• Protecting Teeth From Hibiscus Tea (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Protecting-Teeth-From-Hibiscus-Tea)
• Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-sodium-Lauryl-Sulfate-Safe)
• Is CABP in SLS-Free Toothpaste Any Better? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-CABP-in-SLS-Free-Toothpaste-Any-Better)

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