Heal Your Gum Disease
Gum disease is no fun and often comes upon you when you least expect it, but the truth of the matter is that you have caused this yourself through not having a propper healthy mouth routine.
Your gums are the solid and fibrous tissues that are linked to the bones of your jaws and play an important role in keeping your teeth healthy. If you do not look after your gums then you are asking for problems later in life. Bacteria is the number one cause of Gum Disease and of course that comes from your choice in food and other issues. Like every ailment in your body, it all starts with inflammation.
Gum infection can be treated with a number of natural cures:
Brushing teeth: The teeth must be brushed twice daily for treating gum infection. Proper brushing of teeth effectively prevents the formation of any infection of the gums. Hence regular brushing at least twice daily is effective for curing gum infection.
Vitamin C: Gum infection is directly related to the deficiency of vitamin C. High rate of periodontal disease is found among the people who are having a low intake of vitamin C. Strawberries, oranges, grapefruits, papaya, mango, Brussels, broccoli and sprouts are some of the fruits that have high content of this vitamin and the consumption of these fruits can cause infection in the gum.
Honey: Honey is an effective anti microbial that is effective in treating various types of ailments in the gums. Honey is efficient is stopping the growth of dental plague bacteria as well as the amount of acid produced together with stopping bacteria from producing dextran.
Besides this, honey is also rich in antioxidants that are successful in the prevention of the formation of free radicals that harms the healthy cells of the body.
Tree tea oil: This essential oil is extremely useful in treating bleeding gums that are caused from various infections in gums as well as in curing gingivitis, a mild disease of the gums. This oil effectively reduces the bleeding gums to a large extent and has been used for years to successfully cure varied gum infection.
Clove: The discomfort of the receding gums or the gums that have been affected by diseases can be easily and effectively cured by cloves or clove oil. The clove oil has to be applied to the gums which in turn relieves the pain and sore of the gums.
An unknown treatment for gum disease
One of the best treatments for your gums, which is totally natural is using Coconut Oil. This treatment is also known as oil pulling and has been around for a very long time. The act of putting a particular oil in your mouth and swishing it around for at least 20 mins is the best way to combat the bacteria in your mouth.
There are thousands of different types of bacteria in the mouth. Some of them are friendly, others are not.
Certain bacteria can cause harm, such as Streptococcus Mutans, which is the main culprit behind plaque buildup, gingivitis and cavities.
The bacteria in the mouth create a “biofilm” on the teeth a thin layer that they use to adhere to the surface. This is what we know as “plaque.”
Having some plaque on your teeth is normal, but if it gets out of hand it can cause all sorts of problems.
The way oil pulling works is simple. When you swish the oil around your mouth, the bacteria “get stuck” in it and dissolve in the liquid oil.
Basically, you remove a large amount of the bacteria and plaque in your mouth each time you do this.
Coconut oil is made up of a substance called Lauric Acid and this is proven to be antimicrobial meaning it can kill bacteria, fungi and strains of Viruses. Gingivitis is inflammation of your gums, which actually happens when your immune system responds by attacking the harmful bacteria. Coconut oil kills this bacteria and thus reduces inflammation.
Daily Oil Pulling Is The Best Natural Treatment For Gum Disease
If you add oil pulling with coconut oil to your daily regimen, you will be amazed at the benefits to your oral health and even your overall health. It may take a little getting used to because the taste and texture is not always to peoples liking, but nevertheless, it is something you will get used to. Twenty Minutes is the minimum that you should really do in order to gain the maximum benefit out of your oral routine.
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