Should You Really Try Oil Pulling? A Dentist Explains

As a leading integrative dentist, Dr. Mark Burhenne understands the importance of oral health for total wellness. 

Oil pulling is everywhere! Even though it’s a 3,000-year-old technique taken from the ancient tradition of Ayurvedic medicine, you’ve probably noticed that it’s become a huge trend lately, touted by practically every celebrity on Instagram.

What is it exactly? Oil pulling is swishing with coconut, sesame, or sunflower oil for about 20 minutes and then spitting it out. What does it do? The Internet is full of lofty claims about how it can do everything from detox your body to cure eczema and arthritis.

Read the article here.

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Dr. Jerry Yang

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