How to stop your gums from bleeding naturally at home?

How to stop your gums from bleeding naturally at home

How to stop your gums from bleeding naturally at home?

24 scientifically proven ways to stop your gums from bleeding naturally at home

1- Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristle toothbrush, and floss at least once a day

2- Avoid using hard bristled toothbrushes

3- Use a cold compress, apply pressure to the bleeding area with a cold compress to control bleeding

4- Eat foods rich in vitamin C, like citrus fruits and juices

5- Eat foods high in vitamin K, like liver, fish, eggs, meat, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cereals, brussels sprouts, avocado, dried prunes, kiwi, blackberries, blueberries, grapes, figs, and green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, kale, parsley, turnip greens, collards, mustard greens, swiss chard, romaine lettuce, and green leaf lettuce.

6- Gargle with a warm salt water solution, add half a teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water and use it to rinse your mouth. Rinse your mouth twice daily. Alternatively, add half a cup of water to half cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide and use it to rinse your mouth.

7- Use LISTERINE® Antiseptic Mouthwash

8- Maintain good oral hygiene, brush your teeth twice a day with ADA-approved fluoride toothpaste, such as Crest Pro-Health Advanced Toothpaste

9- Rinse your mouth well with tap water after meals, try brushing, flossing and swishing with antiseptic mouthwash twice daily, rinse your mouth with a mouthwash that’s used to treat gingivitis (antigingivitis mouthwash), like Colgate Total Advanced Pro-Shield, LISTERINE® antiseptic mouthwash cool mint, and The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Antigingivitis Mouthwash with 20% purified Aloe vera and other botanical ingredients

10- Gargle with lukewarm black tea throughout your day, rinse your mouth with lukewarm black tea, black tea contains tannic acid that causes blood vessels to contract, which promotes blood clot formation. Rinse your mouth with water after gargling with black tea.

11- Try chewing xylitol or maltitol gum to prevent bleeding gums

12- Try chewing raw vegetables to improve blood circulation in gums

13- Eat foods that can help enhance gum health, like apples, ginger, green tea, cheese and celery

14- Eat an apple a day, cut the apple up into four small pieces instead of biting into an apple

15- Avoid eating hard foods

16- Avoid alcohol-based mouthwashes

17- Rinse your mouth with alcohol (vodka) to prevent bleeding gums

18- Stop smoking cigarettes

19- Eat a balanced diet and limit carbohydrates and sugars

20- Try an oral irrigation device or water pick to clean the gum line.

21- Try oil pulling, Swish one tablespoon of coconut oil around in your mouth, leave it on for at least 20 minutes, then spit it out and rinse your mouth with lukewarm water, repeat once daily

22- Massage your gums with fresh aloe vera gel, leave it on for 20-30 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat twice daily. Alternatively, rinse your mouth with aloe vera juice, repeat twice daily

23- Mix two tablespoons of coconut oil and two tablespoons of baking soda, add water to make a paste, use this paste as a toothpaste to brush your teeth once or twice a week on a regular basis.

24- Use a toothpaste with tea tree oil or put a few drops of tea tree oil on your toothpaste and brush your teeth two times a day. Do not swallow the oil.

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Verified by: Dr.Diab (March 5, 2018)

Citation: Dr.Diab. (March 5, 2018). How to stop your gums from bleeding naturally at home?. Medcoi Journal of Medicine, 3(2). urn:medcoi:article20213.

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