Home Remedies For Gum Disease

Bleeding gum is a very common dental problem and it s the sign of infection in the gums. It is also the symptom of gingivitis and it is mainly due to the poor oral hygiene. There are few home remedies for bleeding gums. These are

- Brush your teeth daily minimum two times a day. Once in the morning after breakfast and once at bed time after dinner. You should also floss your teeth regularly so that the food impaction is not there.

- Do warm saline rinses two to three times a day. You can use 2 % hydrogen peroxide diluted with water in the ratio of 1:4 as the mouth wash.

- You can use baking soda with water. Apply it on the gums and then brush your teeth. Baking soda helps in decreasing the number of microbes in the mouth.

- Some times the problem of bleeding gums is because of vitamin-C deficiency. It is also called as scurvy. In this case consume citrus fruits. Lemon water without sugar is also good.

- Because of its good healing properties one can use aloe on the gums and teeth.

- One can add a drop of tea tree oil in the tooth paste to prevent the occurrence of gum disease.