Your gums are very important to dental health and the look of your smile, and things like stress, over-brushing and gum disease may cause your gums to recede. When your gums recede, it can cause bacteria to build up while exposing the roots of your teeth. There are several natural ways to possibly improve the health of your gums. Aloe Vera may help relieve gum problems, as can swishing for ten or twenty minutes with sunflower or coconut oil (oil pulling) or drinking green tea throughout the day. Lemon oil, eucalyptus oil and clove oil may all help to fight microbes and inflammation in your gums as well.
- We all want teeth that are healthy and look nice which is why many people in have braces, teeth whitening and standard dental procedures performed.
- Some conditions that can affect one’s ability to get nice, healthy teeth is gingivitis and periodontis since they are diseases that affect the gums.
- Gum recession is a sign of a gum disease and it occurs when the gums start to pull away from the teeth revealing the tooth’s root.
“But there’s more to getting that beautiful smile than caring for your pearly whites. That’s right, don’t forget those gums!”