Gingivitis is a bacterial infection which results in inflammation of gums. If not properly treated gingivitis can result in severe complication like tooth loss and periodontitis, which is an extreme form of inflammation resulting in loose teeth. This kind of infection is very dangerous due to its mild expansion in the gums and less noticeability makes it more hazardous. If not taken good care of it in the early stages this might end up with the loss of teeth.
It's alarming when your breath becomes smelly. Bleeding of gums while brushing, gums turning red and soft are common symptoms associated with gingivitis. These could be avoided with the regular use of brushing your teeth and regular check ups with the doctors. These signs should not be ignored because you hardly feel the pain and the process towards this infection is too slow, therefore these symptoms will always help you to judge and understand the severity of infection.
Gingivitis usually starts with the plaque and it produces the form of bacteria which is undetectable and cannot be seen with the human eye. Whenever we brush our teeth and remove this plaque still after the time span of a day plaque appears again and if you skip brushing your teeth for day or two, plaque grip its roots in the gums as a form of bacteria and makes a home in form of tartar. Tartar on other hand is very difficult to treat.
Latest research shows that if this is not treated in time then it might lead you to more serious gum related diseases and the intensity of complication can further direct you to the heart strokes.
Brushing your teeth twice a day, can prevent you from this perilous diseases. Still if someone gets infected with gingivitis, natural treatments and home remedies happen to be the best option for it.
Always opt for the good quality brush that doesn't hurt you while brushing your teeth. Electric brushes are also available and since they are less time consuming and are highly recommended to get rid of plaque.
Lifestyle has a major effect on our lives and especially when talk about gingivitis. Calcium is very important ingredient to avoid the brittleness of teeth which can be richly found in food items like dairy products like milk.
Diets rich in calcium always give strength to the bones so they are very effective in this particularly in this regard. Further smoking speeds up the process of tooth decay but its better to get rid of smoking. High intake of raw fruit and vegetables is also very helpful in treatment of gingivitis. Fruits have the capability to resist against the plaque and further slow down the process of rebuilding of this hideous disease.
Another home remedy is that you apply the baking soda in small amount on your teeth before brushing to lessen the quantity of bacteria.
Further a very effective natural solution for the prevention of gingivitis can be done by the amalgamation of little amount of guava peel, alum, black pepper and black salt. Application of this mixture on your teeth twice or thrice a day will do wonders for treating gum inflammation.