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Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Happy smileThere are variety of different ways to maintain safe gums and daily oral hygiene. Here are few simple and practical approaches that doctors prescribe.

Intake of Vitamin C: foods rich in vitamin C can help in avoiding any gum diseases or infections. Fruits like strawberries, papayas, oranges, grapes, and lemons are rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants that are not only healthy for your body but are also beneficial for your gums. They help with the growth of body tissues and with the regeneration of bones. Rubbing lemon juice and a little bit of salt on irritated gums can also temporarily relieve pain.

Rinse with Hydrogen Peroxide: you may have heard about the benefits of using hydrogen peroxide when it comes to clean ear wax! Well, it is also useful for keeping gum infections and inflammations at bay. Mix ½ teaspoon of peroxide powder into about half a cup of water and rinse your mouth regularly with it. This method is also used in case of toothache to ease the pain. Continue reading Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Making Your Dental Visit A Success

You should visit your dentist as least twice a year for a dental cleaning and check up. These dental appointments allow your dentist to assess you oral health, address any concerns you might have, and look for signs of any dentalissues. Protecting your teeth and gums is a partnership between you and your dentist. For the best results, we have listed a few helpful tips below.


Choose The Right Dentist

It is important to find the right dental practice that will fit your needs. Selecting a provider and dental office that fits your personality will make you more likely to keep your dental appointments.

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