Gingivitis is the term used by medical practitioners for irritated and inflamed gums. Have you ever experienced bleeding from your gums during brushing or flossing, if your answer is affirmative, then possibly your gums are inflamed or irritated. If bleeding occurs every day after brushing, you need to consult your …
Your gums are pink and spongy structures in your mouth that hold and protect your teeth firmly in its place. They adhere closely to the teeth and prevent entry of bacteria into the roots of the teeth and deeper down into the jaws.
Bleeding gums is a condition which should …
What Causes Gingivitis:
- The main cause for gingivitis development is the bacterial plaque that accumulates in the gap in between the teeth or in small pockets between the tooth and the gums holding it. In turn, these bacteria are feed by remaining food particles in the areas surrounding the teeth
It is the common advice from all sides: brushing at least twice a day will keep gingivitis at bay. However, added to this piece of advice should be that one should rather use herbal toothpaste instead of commercial ones. Moreover, when brushing, one has to use toothbrush with …
When having gingivitis, the following considerations for one’s diet should be made:
- Avoid too much intake of sugar. This is not to say that one should avoid foods that naturally contain sugar. One may still continue consuming such foods because the sugar in them are easily