Your mouth is your soul. Good oral hygiene is important, and for some people brushing and flossing twice a day is not enough to prevent gum disease either. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), gingivitis and periodontitis are the two main categories of gum disease. Both are caused by tartar, a hardened form of plaque that only dentists can remove.
Gingivitis is an early stage of periodontitis which, if left untreated, can damage bones, gums and connective tissue. If your dentist has informed you about inflamed gums, we recommend that you inquire about these 10 home remedies to relieve gum disease.
1) saltwater and peroxide
Dissolve a large amount of salt in hot water with a touch of peroxide. Whole New Mom recommends using a syringe to spray the affected gums with the solution. This is called “gum irrigation”. If you don’t have a syringe, whisper, and spit.
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