Dealing With Gum Disease at Home
A lot of us do not realize that every time we are neglecting our oral health, we end up affecting both or dental and our periodontal health, and with gum diseases being so common amongst, you would think we would learned to take better care of our oral health by now and actually listened to our dentists.
The common signs of gum diseases include swelling, pain, and redness, bleeding from the gums everything we brush our teeth and overall heightened pain and sensitivity in our mouth region. The mildest form of gum disease happens to be gingivitis, and if you have caught in the early stages, you can treat it at home.
- Before you actually go ahead and start any treatment, you need to make sure that you are taking enough care of your oral health, because if you are not improving your oral hygiene, then the natural remedies will have no effectivity. So, you need to make sure that you are properly brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing, using mouthwash and avoiding sugars and so on.
- All of the ingredients and items that are required for home remedies and treatments actually need to be of good quality and stored and maintained at an appropriate temperature.
- Salt water is found to be a great natural remedy for treating gingivitis. This is because salt is a natural disinfectant, and it can also help soothe inflamed gums. So, rinsing your mouth with lukewarm saltwater twice a day can help.
- Lemongrass oil has also been found to be beneficial in reducing the levels of plaque. It is highly potent however, so you need to make sure to dilute it. It is best to use it as a mouthwash. So, adding 2 drops of lemongrass oil in a cup of water and then using it as a mouthwash 2-3 times a day can also have promising results.