Can Cavities Heal?
The official story is they cannot. Certainly, dentists don’t spend any time talking about healing cavities. They just go right to drill and fill.
Now, don’t get me wrong. I am grateful for modern dentistry and all it does to help us keep the teeth we have as long as possible. However, it never made sense to me that teeth couldn’t heal. After all, bones heal. Just about any other part of the body can heal as long as the damage isn’t too great. I got a chance to not only see proof that teeth can heal but to watch as my dentist witnessed this proof as well.
I’ve shared this story, along with the protocol we used to achieve the results, so many times that decided to finally write a blog post and make it available. That way, I can share a link instead of retelling it over and over.
A few things first…
This is just one person’s story. I don’t pretend to be an expert on dental hygiene or healing. I don’t claim this is the only way to heal cavities. It is just what worked for us. I also don’t claim this method is foolproof. It took a lot of dedication for us to be successful. I suspect that a young teenager in excellent health might have an easier time of it than a middle-aged person with chronic health issues, but that is just speculation.
Here is the background…
A teenager at a routine dental check-up got X-rays, which showed some cavities forming between the teeth. This teen had not been stellar at dental hygiene lately and was really disappointed about the consequences. We made an appointment for the first filling (for about one month later) but also made plans to try to heal them since they were still small and not causing discomfort.
The teen followed the protocol for a month, then we went back for the appointment. I asked for another X-ray. I was told cavities don’t heal, but they humored me. The X-rays showed no obvious difference, so one cavity was filled that day.
But I scheduled the appointment for the second cavity another month away. I wasn’t giving up, and this teen wasn’t either. They kept at it, following every step.
At the next visit, I asked for more X-rays. Again, they humored me. But this time we could clearly see improvement from the original X-ray. Enamel was returning!
The dentist sent us home with no drilling and filling.
This is the protocol I put together for this teen to follow.
I believe that teeth can absolutely heal. The difficulty is that this is a very difficult area to keep clean and sterile, as we would for any other area of the body with a wound. The important things to keep in mind are good hygiene, the necessary vitamins for bone healing, herbs that are antiseptic and strengthening to enamel, and a willingness to stick with it and give it time (it was 2 months before we saw results).
One last note before I end this topic. I have seen other articles on healing cavities talk about how you absolutely cannot do this if you are eating a vegan diet. Well, the teen in this story had been vegan for years and was still able to heal their cavity.
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