There are many types of gum diseases, such as gingivitis, periodontal diseases, and many others gum issues that should be taken seriously and must be treated at the right time. If you leave them untreated, then they may lead to several oral problems. If you think that you are a busy person and don t have time to visit the dentist, then you can cure it by using simple and quick home remedies. Yes! Treating your gum problems is possible with the following quick and effective home remedies.
Prepare a sea-salt solution:
Take a cup filled with lukewarm water and dissolve a small amount of sea salt in it. Sea salt can help killing the bacteria damaging your gums and gives you instant relief. continue taking this solution for a couple of weeks for a permanent solution. It can also be very effective for gum problems like gum bleeding and gum swelling. Although if the infection has become severe, then you may need to take antibiotics.
Apply tea bags to your gums:
Tea bags contain a considerable amount of tannic acid that can help prevent any type of gum infection. To have an instant relief from your gum problems; you may need to steep a tea bag in boiling water and let it be there for 3-4 minutes, then take this tea bag out of water and allow it be cooled to room temperature. Now you can apply this tea bag to the infected parts of your gums.
Rub some honey on your infected gums:
Honey is said to have natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties that can fight against any type of skin infection and it equally works well for your infected gums. Honey contains a substance called propolis so when you rub honey on your gums or brush your teeth with it so it can help you get rid of many gum issues and protects your gums from getting infected in future. But be careful to not over apply it because the sugar content in honey can cause cavities.
Prepare a lemon paste:
Add some salt in lemon juice and mix it well before applying it to your teeth. Let this mixture sit on your teeth for a couple of minutes and then gargle with warm water to wash your mouth. Lemons are anti-inflammatory and can help treating gum infections. They also contain rich amount of vitamin C that can fight against the infections and prevent bacteria from growing on your gums.
Add vitamin D to your diet:
Vitamin D provides anti-inflammatory properties, make sure to add Vitamin D into your daily diet to heal swollen gums, and prevent bacteria from growing back on your gums. You can also get vitamin D from the sun by exposing yourself to sunlight for 15 to 20 minutes at least twice a week. Foods like salmon, sunflower seeds, whole eggs, and liver oil can also be the good sources of Vitamin D.