coconut oil toothpaste

Coconut Oil and Oral Health

If there’s ever a day to make your dentist proud, it’s today. It’s National Dentist Day! And in honor of this day we are here to help with some at-home ways to make your smile some to, well, smile about! Coconut oil has been used for centuries to help with oral health. Most popularly in oil pulling – where you literally swish about a tablespoon of oil in your mouth for up to 20 minutes. Food Matters TV recently posted an article about this ancient homeopathic use. I really liked the way they explained WHY this practice works: “As the […]


Coconut Oil Toothpaste

There has been a lot of news the last couple weeks about coconut oil and tooth decay. There is possible thought floating around about adding coconut oil to toothpastes and mouthwashes! So being that I’m the “Susie Homemaker of Working Mommas,” I was so excited to make own Coconut Oil Toothpaste. Here’s what you will need : 2 tablespoons of Baking Soda 4 tablespoons of Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil 3-4 drops of any flavor extract I used a berry extract in my toothpaste because I knew it was a flavor my son would love! Now, all you need to do is mix […]