Treat Gingivitis Before It Causes Bad Breath and Tooth Loss
Posted: February 1, 2010
Gingivitis is a general term for different types of infections in the gingiva. Relatives of Bad breath-causing bacteria are involved in gingivitis, so it is important to keep the oral cavity clean. By exercising proper oral hygiene, you can clean up any gingivitis that you have and prevent it from occuring. You should brush at least 2-3 times a day, and it is also important that you use a dentist recommended fluoride toothpaste such as PerioTherapy. Flossing is very important because it gets rid of the plaque between the teeth. Generally, you should floss twice a day before you brush your teeth. Try using oral rinse every day (preferably twice at least), since this can reach areas that your dental floss and toothbrush do not reach. A tongue scraper will eradicate bacteria from the tongue. Also, after you use a tongue scraper and toothbrush, make sure to rinse them with hot water. If left untreated, gingivitis can be really severe and turn into gum disease. Bleeding, swollen, and painful gums all can occur, as well as tooth loss that could allegedly lead to heart disease. If you are dedicated to curing your gingivitis and doing the right procedure, you can get rid of this oral health problem and potentially the bad breath that goes along with it. It not only depends on your dentist, but it also depends on your habits and the oral care products you use.
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