For the prevention of gum disease, oral hygiene plays a very important role. No one doubts the fact that teeth should be cleaned at least twice a day – in the morning and in the evening. However, these measures, according to dentists, are sometimes not enough. It is very important to clean the mouth of food residues systematically throughout the day. Rinsing can help in this, as with the help of special balms, and with the help of decoctions of healing herbs. Rinsing the gums will also help get rid of inflammation, increased bleeding, and sensitivity. In this article we will tell you how to rinse your gums in order to achieve the maximum effect.
It is important not only to rinse the gums, but also how to do it correctly. First of all, you should carefully brush your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. Then it is necessary to remove the remnants of food from the interdental spaces with the help of dental floss. And only after that you should rinse your gums with the help of special means.
Most often, rinsing gum is used ready rinse, which can be bought at a pharmacy without a prescription. Especially popular among Russians is the Forest Balsam conditioner. It not only effectively cleans the oral cavity, both from food debris and plaque from pathogenic bacteria. With this conditioner, you can also get rid of increased bleeding and eliminate bad breath. The systematic application of rinsing will also help strengthen the gums and make them healthier and less sensitive to external stimuli.
For rinsing the gums, you can equally well use both ready-made pharmaceuticals for rinsing and self-made rinsing solutions. For their preparation, you can use a variety of tinctures of healing herbs.
For example, if you have inflammation, you can rinse your gums with a solution made from calendula tincture. To do this, dilute one teaspoon of calendula tincture in a glass of boiled water and rinse the mouth thoroughly with this solution.
Rinsing the gums with chlorhexidine solution will not only clean your teeth and gums from plaque, but also get rid of inflammation. Chlorhexidine has an excellent antiseptic and cleansing action.
Herbs to rinse
Each dentist has his own answer to the question of how to rinse the gums with inflammation or increased bleeding. A very important place in the list of aids is occupied by healing herbs for rinsing. With their help, you can relieve inflammation, reduce their bleeding, strengthen gums, relieve itching and other unpleasant sensations.
Most often the pharmacy alcohol tincture of the herb St. John’s wort, spreading 20-30 drops of tincture in a glass of boiled water.
To get rid of increased bleeding gums will help sage infusion. For its preparation should be 2 teaspoons of sage pour two cups of boiling water for 30 minutes, then strain. For rinsing apply decoctions of chamomile, calendula, yarrow. With their help, you can relieve symptoms of inflammation, reduce their swelling and redness. To reduce bleeding gums, you can also rinse a decoction of oak bark.
The decoction of hypericum also has a healing effect; it is effective in treating inflammation and swelling of the gums. You can prepare the decoction of Hypericum independently, and you can use
It is very convenient to use medicinal herbs that are sold in sachets. Enough to fill the bag of herbs with a glass of boiling water, insist 5-7 minutes, brushing your teeth during this time, then dissolve it with cooled boiled water and rinse your teeth and gums.
Rinsing the gums with soda is a very simple and at the same time useful procedure. After all, baking soda is in almost every kitchen. To rinse, dilute one teaspoon of soda in a glass of boiled and cooled water. Soda solution can be used for inflammation of the gums.
In addition, soda has an excellent cleaning, polishing, antibacterial and deodorizing effect. You should make a thick gruel of a teaspoon of soda and a small amount of water and apply it on your teeth and gums, then carefully brush your teeth with a toothbrush, using a gruel of soda and water instead of toothpaste. You will be surprised how clean your teeth and gums will be! Soda perfectly removes not only plaque from the teeth and gums, but also polishes the surface of the teeth, makes them whiter, neutralizes the increased acidity in the oral cavity and will have a deodorizing effect, neutralizing the unpleasant smell.
You can also rinse your gums with salt, but you should not do this if your gums are severely inflamed, as saline can only aggravate inflammation.