Oral Health

Oral Health

As HIV infection weakens the immune system, this indicates that an infected person will be more vulnerable to infections and other health problems. Dental and mouth problems arising from HIV can be painful, which further complicate chewing and swallowing foods and medications. Consequently, it may lead to undernutrition due to poor food intake and impaired absorption of essential nutrients. 

People living with HIV may experience the following issues

How to overcome oral problems associated with HIV?

Most of the oral problems associated with HIV are treatable. Discuss with your dentist to discover which treatment is the most suitable one for you.

How to prevent oral problems from occurring?

•	Consume your HIV medications on time •	Schedule regular appointments with your dentist

•	Brush and floss your teeth for two minutes, twice a day •	Inform your doctor if your HIV medicine is causing dry mouth and determine what treatment is suitable for you

Biogreen 100% Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

Is Biogreen 100% Organic Virgin Coconut Oil beneficial for oral health?


Biogreen 100% Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is extracted from selected fresh, organic coconut kernels without added artificial preservatives, colourings and additives. 

Biogreen 100% Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
  • Lauric Acid: Kills harmful mouth bacteria that can lead to gum disease, bad breath and tooth decay.
  • Medium Chain Triglycerides: Can be easily digested and absorbed, thus supplying energy to the body.
  • High smoke point (182°C): Ideal for direct consumption or to be used in cooking. 

Suggested Consumption Method:

Mix 1 tablespoon (15ml)** Virgin Coconut Oil with soya milk or oatmilk, shake well and consume. Once a day. It can also be applied onto skin as moisturizer or relieves itchiness.

**1 teaspoon (5ml) for children

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