Gingivitis or inflammation of the gums is tremendously widespread among modern people. Cure for gingivitis is from great importance. The most important gum disease treatment is prevention: take appropriate oral care! Besides brushing and flossing your teeth carefully and regularly, there are several natural ways supporting the treatment for gum disease.
What is gingivitis?
Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums, when gums become purple red, soft, shiny and sensitive and bleed easily especially when you brush your teeth.
If gingivitis is left untreated then pockets of infected pus can develop at the base of teeth, followed eventually by gum boil (tooth abscess) and loose teeth.
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Dental problems and gum disease can be avoided by healthy eating and good oral hygiene. Eat plentiful daily amount of citrus fruits and all other fresh product, as vitamin C is one of the most important factor keeping gums healthy. You can also take Vitamin C Supplement 1000mg daily.
Bite enough crisp and fibrous food like apples, pears, raw carrots and celery, which massage the gums when you chew and stimulate the blood flow to the gums.
Olive oil, sunflower-seed oil and sprouted seeds are useful for their vitamin A content.
Eat and drink as little sugar as possible, which is your gums worst enemy (soft drinks, sugary snacks).
MERCURIUS SOLUBILIS (Ammonio-nitrate of mercury) C12: It is an excellent remedy for gingivitis: swollen, inflamed, bleeding, painful gums, ulcers, abscess in the initial stage. Lots of saliva is produced. Breath is offensive and teeth may be loose. Metallic taste in mouth.
PYROGEN (Pyrogenium) C12: Useful in severe oral infection, ulcers, spongy gums, pus around roots of teeth, rotten-smelling breath. Teeth loose, very sensitive and painful.
Dissolve 2-3 pills under your tongue.
The treatment of gingivitis needs more time. Take the chosen remedy in potency C12 1-2 times a day for a week. You have to see a definite improvement after a week, if the remedy was correct. For long term use take the well selected remedy 2 times a week.
The cheapest mouthwash for gum disease is: add 1tsp of sea salt to a glass of hot water. Use as a gargle several times a day. It is tonifying and simple.
You may combine different essential oils or herbs into one mouthwash and gargle regularly.
The ancient, ayurvedic method OIL PULLING is really effective in long term use for gingivitis.
The accumulation of pus in or around the root of a tooth is known as a tooth abscess. An abscessed tooth can be agonizingly painful and may cause the affected tooth to loosen. Dulling the pain and trying to drain the gum boil is only a first aid of course.
As you know perhaps AYURVEDA loves treatments with oils, like oil pulling. A huge range of different methods exist for detoxing and healing several diseases. Oil swishing is able to cure gingivitis and brings quick toothache relief.
Couldn't find an appropriate toothache remedy yet? You may find it in the following selection of homeopathic and home toothache remedies. I hope, you can find the right one!
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