gum disease

Get Rid of Gum Disease Naturally

Gum disease is a quiet and often painless problem, rarely showing obvious symptoms and yet it can be a terrible problem to deal with causing tooth decay and recessive, painful gums. It is simple to treat and even easier to prevent with regular tooth care! Start today keeping your teeth and mouth happy and healthy.

 

How do I know if I have gum disease?

  • Bleeding gums
  • Red, swollen and tender gums
  • Persistent bad breath.
  • Bad taste in the mouth
  • Receding gums
  • Deep pockets between teeth and gums
  • Loose or shifting teeth
  • Changes in the way teeth fit together

 

How do I prevent gum disease?

  • Brush your teeth twice a day.
  • Use an electric toothbrush as much as possible.
  • Make an anti-septic mouthwash and use at least once a day.
  • Floss once a day.

 

How can I treat gum disease?

  • Work on reducing your body’s stress levels. It compromises the immune system and can worsen dental disease.
  • Swish your mouth with a solution of sea salt and water for 30 seconds. Spit the water out. Do this twice a day with regular brushing.
  • Apply cooled tea bags to your gums. The tannins will help to relieve infection.
  • Rub some naturally anti-biotic honey on your affected gum areas.
  • Cranberry juice helps to prevent bacteria from sticking to your gums.
  • Lemon juice mixed with salt and rubbed on the gums helps to reduce inflammation and fight off infection.
  • Up your vitamin C which helps to promote healthy gum growth and fight off infections.
  • Vitamin D helps to relieve inflammation and heal swollen gums.
  • Use baking soda on your toothbrush to help reduce tooth decay and neutralize acids that may be wearing down your teeth.
  • Stop smoking and give up other forms of tobacco.
  • Brush with a little tea tree oil. It’s a strong anti-bacterial and will help keep back gum destroying bacteria.
  • Rub gums with clove oil or aloe vera. They help to reduce bleeding and decrease swelling.
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