How You Can Treat Gum Disease at Home
Your dentist will conduct a deep cleaning to treat gum disease. Once your teeth and gums are healthier, your dentist will recommend ways to continue to treat and prevent gum disease from home.
- Your dentist may recommend rinsing with saltwater to try and help reduce inflammation.
- Green tea has been shown to combat the oral bacteria which causes gum disease.
- Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush your teeth gently to protect the gum tissues.
“In fact, aggressive brushing can damage gum tissue and cause gums to pull back from the teeth in gum recession.”
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