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Kenya Greenheart Tree- the new toothbrush!

“Recently I came across a young man brushing his teeth with what appeared to be a normal stick. Upon farther investigation, I was informed that this was no ordinary stick toothbrush. It was a stick from the Kenya Greenheart tree. I was really intrigued by this new discovery. Would this be something that I can bring back to our patients at Seasons of Smiles Dental in Camden, Maine? So I set out to do some fact-finding. After hours of research, I came across information that stated that the Kenya Greenheart tree is highly medicinal and used for many ailments. The leaves, twigs and root bark have high antimicrobial activity and the various plant parts can cure/alleviate symptoms ranging from malaria to your average toothache. That information … Continue reading →