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Home Remedies for Gum Diseases

Gum Diseases

There are various types of gum diseases. These include periodontitis, gingivitis and some others. These disorders are extremely difficult and painful. It is extremely required to maintain a proper oral and dental hygiene to keep away from these gum related disorders. The gum diseases need to be treated with proper care and in due time. Else, it may lead to several serious dental complications. Red Gums, Sore gums and swollen gums are some of the gum related complications. There may be bleeding and excessive pain due to these gum diseases.

Home Remedies to Treat the Situation


Dissolve some quantity of sea salt in warm water. Sip the solution in the mouth for approximately 30 seconds. Then, spit out. Continue this for a few times. The salt solution cures the gum infection and reduces the swelling of the gums. This should be done two times daily.


Put a tea bag in the boiling water. Remove it and let it cool. Once cooled, place the tea bag on the infected part of the gum. Hold it there for approximately five minutes. You will definitely feel very comfortable. The tea bag has tannic acid. This relieves the infection and aids to get rid of the pain.


Honey has wonderful anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-septic and other therapeutic properties. After brushing the teeth, put some amount of honey on the affected area of the gums. It works wonderfully to get rid of the gum infection


Drinking the unsweetened form of the cranberry juice is a wonderful home remedy. Cranberry has the property of preventing the bacteria from getting stuck to the teeth and the gums. This treats the infection and helps to get rid of the microorganisms effectively.


Make a paste using some salt and lemon juice. Apply the paste on the gum. Wait for few minutes. Then, gargle using warm water. Lemons contain Vitamin C, which fights away the microorganisms of the teeth. Also, they have anti-inflammatory properties. This provides relief from the pain and swelling of the infected gums. Besides these home remedies, try to consume more and more foods rich in Vitamin C, avoid consumption of tobacco and stress to a huge extent. These altogether, will help to fight gum infection.

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