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How to treat periodontitis


Gingivitis is defined as a bacterial infection resulting from the accumulation of plaques known as plaque layers on the teeth and gums, as these plaques contain bacteria that can irritate the gums and cause infection, and poor oral health care is the most common cause of gingivitis, and this infection is accompanied by infection Many symptoms, such as: easy bleeding gums in addition to swelling and redness, and the emergence of an unpleasant odor from the mouth, it is worth noting that the infection of gingivitis must be taken seriously and treated immediately, since if it is not treated then it may develop into what is called periodontal disease, The most important reason for this disease is the accumulation and accumulation of germs in the oral cavity, near the gums, and when the germs accumulate significantly, as well as the indolence of the person and his indifference in brushing and caring for his teeth leads to tooth erosion, and this disease develops into a dangerous situation.

Introduce periodontal disease:
In the first stage of gingivitis, most signs and symptoms do not appear, such as feeling pain, as well as doctors say, gingivitis may be in an advanced stage and symptoms may not appear clearly, although signs and symptoms of gingivitis do not appear well, or they may be slight Mostly, however, there are some distinct symptoms that indicate the presence of gingivitis, and among these symptoms:
  1.  bleeding gums that appear when using a toothbrush.
  2.  Gum sensitivity and excessive swelling.
  3.  Permanent bad breath from the mouth.
  4.  Gaps and deep sinus formation between gums and teeth.
  5. Teeth wear and decay Change the location of teeth in how they stick together.
Home tips for caring for inflamed gums:
 It is recommended many tips and advice that can be used to control gingivitis and treat it at home, and that is in simple cases of infection that were discovered in the early stages, and some of the tips and advice related to the care of inflamed gums will be clarified:

Good oral and dental care:
Where plaque accumulation on teeth can be reduced by following a lot of advice, and some of them can be mentioned, namely, cleaning the teeth with a soft brush regularly for two minutes before going to sleep, and for one minute at other times of the day, and it is advised to use toothpaste that contains a quantity Suitable from fluoride, which is a natural mineral that helps in good dental care, flossing regularly, preferably on a daily basis before using a toothbrush.

Use of mouthwashes:
 The dentist may recommend the use of a special tooth wash, which is a solution used to rinse the oral cavity to maintain cleanliness and reduce plaque formation and prevention, or to relieve symptoms including reducing gum swelling. The mouthwash contains a variety of active substances that act as antimicrobials, It kills bacteria and reduces sediments and evaporation, or as anti-inflammatory, so that it reduces pain. These washers, such as chlorhexidine gluconate, which acts as an antimicrobial, Povidone-iodine, which works as an antimicrobial, Benzydamine hydrochlorid, is an anti-microbial and anti-microbial.

Quit Smoking:
 It should be noted the importance of quitting smoking, which increases the risk of periodontal disease, which can occur if gingivitis worsens, as previously mentioned, and reduces the efficiency of treatments for this disease.

Natural methods for treating gingivitis:
 Snow bags:
Place a piece of cloth in a bowl of warm water, then put it on the face for five minutes, then wrap an envelope of frozen vegetables with a towel, put it on the face, taking care to repeat it three times, and help reduce swelling.

 the salt :
 Teeth are cleaned with a soft brush, then rub the gums with salt for a few seconds, then wash them with warm water, which contributes to preventing their inflammation, in addition to reducing their swelling, or by placing a quarter of a tablespoon of salt in a glass of lukewarm water, then use the mixture to rinse twice a day .

 Hydrogen peroxide:
Put an equal amount of water and hydrogen peroxide in a bowl, then rinse the gums for 30 seconds, and rinse them with warm water, which helps prevent their inflammation, or by placing half a tablespoon of baking soda in a bowl, then adding an amount of hydrogen peroxide, forming a paste From it, then rub the gums with it, and wash it with warm water.

 Turmeric:
 A quarter of a teaspoon of turmeric is placed in a bowl, then add a little water, mix the ingredients well to form a paste, then paste it on the gum, leave it for five minutes, then gently massage it for a minute, rinse the mouth with warm water, and then repeat it twice daily for a week .
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