5 Simple and Natural Home Remedies For Receding Gums

Sri Kalpa

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Receding gums are a common dental problem in which your gums pull back from the tooth surface, exposing the root surfaces of your teeth. This can cause tooth loss, gum disease and affect overall health.
Symptoms of receding gums are tooth sensitivity, a large gap between the tooth and the gum, exposed roots, tooth ache or gum bleeding. Receding gums can be caused by a number of things, including gum diseases, plaque buildup, poor oral hygiene, hormonal imbalances, brushing too aggressively, diabetes etc. Below are some natural home remedies to stop receding gums and promote better overall gum health.
1. GREEN TEA
Green tea is a rich soruce of antioxidants and it helps in the prevention of a number of health conditions. Drinking green tea can reduce the inflammation and swelling associated with receding gums. It also helps in the destruction of bacteria in the oral cavity which works to prevent periodontal disease. Just one cup of green tea each morning can provide gum-healthy benefits.
2. OIL PULLING WITH COCONUT OIL
Coconut oil has excellent antimicrobial properties which can help fight against bacteria-related gum diseases. If used orally, THE coconut oil becomes extremely beneficial for receding gums to grow back. Place coconut oil into your mouth and swirl it around, do this for around 15 to 20 minutes.
3. CLOVE
Cloves have been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy for oral infections. Clove oil contains a natural antiseptic, anti fungal and antimicrobial properties that helps to cleanse the oral cavity. It also helps to stimulate the repair and growth of any tissues that have been damaged, including receding gums. Use clove oil by putting into finger for cleaning or use soft-bristled toothbrush to massage gums once in a day.
4. ALOE VERA
Aloe vera has a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can protect the gums and teeth from receding gums and decay. It can activate the cells that are important for repair of tissues. Take some fresh aloe vera gel on your toothbrush and brush your teeth. This can be done after regular brushing, flossing and use of mouthwash.
5. BAKING SODA
Baking soda is basic compound, which means it can help to neutralize acidic substances generated by bacteria, and helps to prevent diseases that cause gum recession. Mix a few tablespoons of baking soda and water into a bowl and mix until a paste forms. Massage the paste into your gums with your finger, and then wash your mouth with water.
 

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