Grow Back Your Receding Gums With These Remedies

by Shelby

Receding gums can be a potentially harmful issue if not addressed and resolved in time. The space left behind from this is perfect for bacteria growth.

You see when the gums covering our teeth begin to wear away it looks as if our gums are receding. This leaves the root of the tooth directly exposed in most cases and is extremely painful. There are quite a few symptoms of receding gums:

  • Your teeth will become more sensitive.
  • Your teeth may increase in size.
  • You may feel toothaches or pains.

This receding gum issue can be caused by gum disease, lack of oral hygiene, aggressive brushing, hormonal imbalance, smoking, or even genetics. If you discover that you are in fact dealing with this issue in time your doctor can treat your teeth with root preparation or tooth scaling. Though if this isn’t caught in time you may end up having to go through surgery on your gums in order to undo the receding.

If you want to avoid surgery you might want to look into some of the home remedies I am going to list below. Granted if your issue is severe please do see a doctor.

How do we make the gums ‘grow back’?

Good Hygiene

Utilize good hygiene above all else, do not brush your teeth aggressively be gentle. Be sure to use circular movements and use a brush that has soft bristles. Floss everyday and if possible brush after each meal.

Aloe Vera 

Aloe Vera is known to be very beneficial to our health for many different things. Using a mouthful of this gel as a mouthwash will help grow your gums back as it fights off versus swelling and work to turn cells back on. After brushing and flossing your teeth put some Aloe Vera gel in your mouth brush your gums and teeth gently for at least five minutes then wash your mouth out well.

Oil Pulling

This is known for healing cavities and is full of anti-inflammatory properties. Using sesame oil for this will help to form a protective layer over your teeth and help reduce plaque. Warm the oil up a little and swish it around in your mouth. Do this for one whole minute the first time then increase the amount of time each time you do it.

Green Tea

Drinking one cup of green tea a day will work towards combating the free radicals that can trigger disease that can cause receding gums.

Try to eat healthily as well junk food does nothing but help bacteria to grow inside your mouth. Eat more veggies and consume less sugar. Receding gums are very unsettling and one should not have to endure going through this issue. Please take the time to put these remedies to use and make yourself a little healthier. There is no harm in trying. The video below will go over the methods I mentioned above as well as a few others and give you a little more information on receding gums. Enjoy.

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