Teeth are a multi-layered hardened tissue buried in the gums. Enamel and dentin are two outermost layers of your teeth. These layers usually get affected by tooth decay. This decay results in a tooth cavity. Most dental professionals agree that cavity can be filled only by filling. However, there is some anecdotal evidence available which suggest cavity can be healed by some home remedies such as dietary changes. Here are some remedies that can prevent cavities cavity and can also heal them to some extent.
1. Get more Vitamin D.
Vitamin D boosts your calcium metabolism and induces cathelicidin. Cathelicidin kills bacteria that cause dental cavities. Expert believe that it can also improve your dental cavity.
2. Consume more foods that contain vitamin K2.
Vitamin K2 is integral part in the development of teeth and facial bones. Increasing its consumption can heal your cavity. Modern diet lack this compound. Vitamin K2 is found in animal products such as:
- Skate liver oil.
- Bone marroe.