How To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum DiseaseThe gum disease starts with bacterial growth inside your mouth and if it is not properly treated it results in tooth decay due to the destruction of the tissue around your teeth by the bacteria. Sometimes the gums bleed, sometimes small spaces occur between teeth and gums and as a result the teeth becomes loose and tooth loss occurs.

But by following some simple tips you can prevent gum disease to a large extent. The 5 tips to prevent gum disease are as follows:

Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Use A Good Mouthwash

Massaging the gums using baking soda is a great way to prevent any gum pain. You can also take 1 cup of baking soda, 1 tablespoon hydrogen peroxide and 10 drops of peppermint extract. Mix them well and make a thick paste. Apply it on your gums with your fingers. Massage it on your gums gently and rotate your fingers in circular motions.


You can also dip the toothbrush in it and then add the toothpaste and brush well. You can also use baking soda along with neem leaf powder; mix them well and then apply to your gums. Thus baking soda will prevent tooth decay and gum disease.

Use Lemon

Take a lemon and make a paste from the lemon juice, then add some salt. Mix them well and then apply it on your gums. Leave it for few minutes (3-5 minutes) and then take a glass of water (warm) and gargle well to wash it off.

lemon juice

You can gargle with water and hydrogen peroxide. Lemons containing vitamin C helps to fight any gum infection and thus prevent gum disease. You can also apply vitamin C powder directly to your gums to get rid of pain and bleeding.

Chamomile Tea

Place a tea bag in a cup of boiling water. Then remove the tea bag and let it cool. Then apply the tea bag (cooled) on your gums and keep it like that for at least 5 minutes.

Chamomile Tea

Try to do this 3 times every day as it will help you to get rid of any gum infection and thus prevent any gum pain. You can also apply chamomile tea bags directly to your gums and drink at least 2-3 cups of tea every day.

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After brushing your teeth apply honey on your gums using cotton balls and massage well. Do this two times every day. You should always use natural, raw and organic honey.


You can also ass raw honey (2 teaspoons) to water (3-4 cups) and then use this solution to wash your mouth. This solution should be used as a mouth wash 3 times every day.

Gargle With Salt And Water

Take a small amount of salt in a cup of water (warm) and then take a sip of this solution in your mouth and keep it for 30 seconds and then spit out. Repeat it for 15- 20 times.

 Salt Water

Do this 2 times every day after brushing. This will help to reduce swelling of gums and to get rid of infections, thus preventing gum disease.

Thus by following the above mentioned 5 tips you can easily prevent any gum disease.

Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.

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