How To Make A Natural Treatment For Gum Diseases
There are several people who suffer form gum diseases all over the world. These oral problems are also called periodontal diseases which can be quite an unpleasant experience. There are some of the gum diseases which are not agonizing and in most cases do not show any signs of symptoms till the disease has reached its advanced stage. It is essential to treat the gum disease in its initial stage, as this disease will not only spoil the beautiful smile on face, it may also result in various other complications such as heart disease.
What is a gum disease
Gum disease is the infection and inflammation around the gum region, the linking fiber which surrounds and provides support to teeth and also the jaw bone. Gum disease is continually rising as the major oral problem which affects people of all ages and even results in loss of tooth. This kind of dental disease is primarily due to the formation of bacterial plaque. The bacterial plaques are colorless sticky residues which accumulate around teeth. When these bacterial plaques are not removed by flossing or brushing the teeth, these get accumulated and solidify into a hard substance known as calculus or more popularly called tartar.
How gum disease can be checked with natural treatment
Most of the gum diseases can be treated and permanently eradicated if diagnosed at primary stages. There are lots of natural remedies and treatments that can be followed which provide quick relief from this painful disease. Most of the natural remedies are readily available in the local markets. By using the natural treatments, one can elevate the healing process and provide more healthy oral care. Vitamin C is the most successful home remedy for treating gum diseases.
The antioxidant properties of Vitamin C help in repairing the connective fibers and accelerate regeneration of jaw bones and teeth decayed by the gum disease. People who suffer from gum diseases should take high intake of Vitamin C in the form of lemons and citric fruits. It has been observed that people who have deficiency of Vitamin C are more prone to developing gum problems.
Tea tree oil can be another useful home remedy for gum disease, which has been proved to be effective in treating chronic gingivitis, which is a mild type of gum disease. It also helps in reducing gum bleeding to a great extent. Cranberry juice is yet another natural treatment for preventing bacteria from affecting teeth and thus checking formation of plaque.
As it is widely accepted that prevention is better than cure, exercising regular dental hygiene is must to have healthy gums and ensure beautiful smile.
by: Dr. Puneet KathuriaAbout the Author:Dr. Kathuria's Multispeciality Dental clinic in Delhi, India, offering world class dental implants.