Natural Ways To Treat Gum Problems

gum-disease When you have a gum problem, you don’t really have to use medication all the time, as there are lots and lots of natural alternatives that you can use to treat your dental gum problems. There are vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin D.

Enzymes such as Coenzyme and natural toothbrushes such as eucalyptus twigs used as brushes to treat and prevent gum related diseases and infections. Most of the natural alternatives have a double beneficial effect, one they cure the problem and two they strengthen your teeth and gums.


Vitamin C is the best known antioxidant and has a lot of regenerative properties. It is mostly recommended for the problem of bleeding gums. Some good sources of this vitamin are citrus fruits, guava, papaya, broccoli and mangoes. You can also take it in the form of supplement, which is generally available as chewable tablets; however don’t forget to rinse your mouth after chewing such tablets as its high acidic content can lead to erosion of the enamel.

Vitamin D is beneficial because of its anti- inflammatory properties, which makes the gums less vulnerable to gum problems. The best way to get this vitamin is to get some sun exposure, however don’t forget to use a sunscreen to prevent sun damage.


This is a naturally occurring antioxidant, which is synthesized in the body by itself and is highly beneficial in treating gum disorders. This performs the major task of repairing the damaged gum tissues, and although it’s synthesized in the body from nutrients found in certain foods, you can also buy it in the form of supplements. Cranberry juice is particularly helpful in increasing Coenzyme in the body.

Natural toothbrushes

Instead of the regular synthetic bristle toothbrushes, opting for twigs of medicinal plants as toothbrushes is a far better way to keep your teeth and gums healthy. The most beneficial plants are eucalyptus, fir, neem, tea tree and bay juniper.

Sidharth Thakur