Gum bleeding may be due to several reasons. Here are a few
- Buildup of plaque and tartar in and around the gum lining
- Brushing too hard
- Vitamin deficiency
- blood thinning Medications
- Mouth sore
- incorrectly placed dentures
- mouth sores
Gum bleeding happens due to plaque bacteria. Whenever plaque builds up, it form tartar , a hard sticky substance that adheres to the teeth and gums. Without proper cleaning, it can creep into the inside of the gum lining causing a more breeding ground for bacteria and eventually gum bleeding.
Here are Few effective ways to prevent it.
Apply Ice cube; Applying cube to the affected area, efficiently reduces swelling, inflammation and pain associated with gum bleeding.
CLove Oil : Massage clove oil to your gums. its effective analgesic properties gets rid of the pain. while the anti inflammatory properties relieve the inflammation
Tee Tree Oil: its yet a potent to prevent gum bleeding
Mint Oil : The soothing properties of mint have shown remarkable healing properties. massage your teeth with mint oil a few times a day.
Lemon: Rub lemon juice or half a lemon on your teeth and gums. Its powerful antibacterial properties get rid of the swelling quickly. Constant use of lemon juice in your diet also relieves the symptoms of underlying inflammatory disease as it is an abundant source of vitamin C which helps repair blood vessels.
USE CHEWING STICK
Chewing stick is an effective dental hygiene tool that has been used by the people in the middle east and africa for thousand of years. Chewing stick provides ten times better cleaning properties than a normal toothbrush. Also relieves you from buying expensive tooth paste. Use it after every meal while paying special attention to the gum lining.
AVOID CARBONATED BEVERAGES
Avoid carbonated beverages/dietry sodas later in the evening as they prone your teeth to a more time window of damage. The highly acid nature of the sugar and phosphoric acid has proven detrimental to dental health..
AVOID BAD FOODS
Highly spicy, deep fried and fatty foods are not only unfavorable to your teeth but your bones as well. Their acidic nature not only destroys the enamel but the calcium in the food as well.