Gum Inflammation

What Is Gum Inflammation?

Gum Inflammation clinically includes gingivitis and other periodontal diseases. Broadly it is characterized by redness, soreness and swelling of the gums. It is usually caused due to poor oral hygiene and if left untreated can lead to complications later.

What Triggers Inflammation Of Gums ?

  • Poor dental hygiene
  • Mouth infections
  • Plaque
  • Smoking
  • Fluctuations in the hormones
  • Diseases affecting the immune system such as arthritis, lupus and AIDS
  • Adverse/ Side-effects of certain medications

How Would You Know If Your Gums Are Inflamed?

  • You will observe swelling, tenderness and redness in the gums
  • Bleeding in the gums
  • Bad breath
  • Absence of pain
  • In case symptoms worsen, you may get fever also

What Should You Do In Case Your Symptoms Worsens?

  • Unattended gum inflammation can lead to several complications such as gum disease, infections and even tooth loss.
  • Practice good oral hygiene by making sure you brush your teeth twice everyday (morning and night)
  • Makes sure you floss your teeth at least twice a week.
  • In case, home remedies do not work well, make sure you see a dentist at the earliest

What Are The Available Treatment Options?

  • Your dentist will examine your mouth and ask you for your symptoms.
  • Your dentist may suggest a specific tool test to check for the diagnosis of inflammation in the gums.
  • The dentist may recommend dental cleaning (removal of traces of plaque and tartar) and adjustment of dental restoration such as bridges and fitting crowns

Are There Any Natural Remedies For Gum Inflammation?

You can try these effective natural remedies to ease your symptoms and to speed up your recovery:

1. Saline Water

Ingredients: Salt Water

Ways to Use:

To a glass of lukewarm water, add half a teaspoon of salt. Stir it well and rinse your mouth with this mixture 2-3 times a day.

2. Salt and Oil

Ingredients: Salt Mustard Oil Warm Water

Ways to Use:

Add half a teaspoon of salt to mustard oil. Apply the paste on the gums gently for about 1-2 minutes

Rinse your mouth with warm water. Repeat this 2-3 times in a day.

3. Baking Soda

Ingredients: Baking Soda Warm Water

Ways to Use:

To a glass of warm water, add ¼ to ½ teaspoon of baking soda. Use this water to generously rinse your mouth.

You can also brush your teeth using baking soda and later rinse your mouth with warm water.

4. Apple Clove Oil

Ingredients: Apple Clove Oil

Ways to Use:

Pour a few drops of the apple clove oil to the cotton swab. Place the swab on the affected area for a few minutes.

If possible, gently rub the swab on the gums.

 

So, if you wish to continue eating chocolates for some more years to come, recall the instructions that were given to you as a kid for healthy teeth. Make sure you practice them for better oral health. Incase troubled by gum inflammation, try these home remedies for instant relief. 

Car Insurance

ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) provides a comprehensive cover for your car,so you can drive hassle-free.

Two Wheeler Insurance

Ride worry-free, with ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) two wheeler insurance plan. 

Health Insurance

Safeguard the health of your loved ones with a wide range of ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) health insurance plans.

Other Health Insurance

Safeguard the health of your loved ones with a wide range of ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) health insurance plans

Travel Insurance

Secure your joyous family trips with ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) international travel insurance cover.

Home Insurance

Home Insurance

SME Package Insurance

SME Package Insurance

Commercial Lines Insurance

Commercial Lines Insurance

Commercial Vehicles Insurance

Commercial Vehicles Insurance

Motor Third Party Insurance - Commercial

Motor Third Party Insurance - Commercial

Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance

Car Insurance

Renew your ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) car insurance to enjoy your non-stop drive.

Two Wheeler Insurance

Renew your ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) Two Wheeler Insurance to continue your worry-free rides.

Health Insurance

Renew your ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) Health Insurance and continue to safeguard the health of your loved ones.

Register Claim

BLOGS

About us

Branch Locator

Cashless Garages

Cashless Hospitals

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Careers

Contact Us

Become A Partner

Become A Partner

Explore Our Products

undefined

Car Insurance

undefined

Two-wheeler Insurance

undefined

Health Insurance

undefined

Travel Insurance

Disclaimer : Disclaimer : The information published on this website is for the public′ s reference only. Content of this information is to provide an overview of your Travel needs and should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice. ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) Company Limited makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, travel,services, or any other items mentioned on this subject for any purpose whatsoever.

ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) Advantages

We've raised the bar in being your Car's ideal insurance companion
undefined

Pan India Branch network Quick and easy claim settlement

undefined

Extensive Cashless Garage Network

undefined

Instant and simple policy issuance

undefined

24/7 Claim Assistance

Products

Car Insurance
Two-Wheeler Insurance
Travel Insurance
Health Insurance
Corona Kavach Policy
Motor Third Party Liability
Commercial Vehicle
Commercial Lines Insurance
SME Package
Home Insurance
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana(PMFBY)
Arogya Sanjeevani
List of products
List of withdrawn Products

Car Insurance

Comprehensive Car Insurance
New Car Insurance Policy
IDV in Car insurance
No Claim Bonus in Car Insurance
Bumper to Bumper Car Insurance

Bike Insurance

Comprehensive Two Wheeler Insurance
IDV in Bike Insurance
No Claim Bonus in Bike Insurance
Bike Insurance Quote

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance Coverage
Benefits of Travel Insurance
Travel Health Insurance
Travel Insurance Quote

Health Insurance

Cashless Health Insurance

Knowledge Centre

Blog
Infographics
Videos
Travel Guide
Visa Guide
Road Trip
Insurance Glossary
Health & Fitness Guide
Food & Cuisine Guide
RTO Guide
Driving License Guide
Car Manufacturer
Two-Wheeler Manufacturer
Travel Destination

Others

About Us
Careers
Contact Us
Cashless Garages
Cashless Hospitals
Health and Wellness
Branch Locator
Grievances
Investor Relation Information
NACH Mandate

Resources

Public Disclosure
Knowledge Centre
Download Center
Media Center
Consumer Education
Electronic Insurance Account
Update IRCTC Nominee
Unclaimed Amount
Sitemap
Notice Of General Meetings
General Meetings Transcript
Scheme of Arrangement
Suspended Agents
Whistleblower policy
Become A Partner
Archives
Service Parameters

Legal

Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Insurance Ombudsman

Most Recent Blogs

Things

#TravelInsurance

Things that are Not Covered under Health Insurance

18th Jul,2020

List

#TravelInsurance

List Of Non-Gear Bikes You Could Buy On A Friendly Budgeta

13th Jul,2020

Here

#TravelInsurance

Here Is A List Of Documents You Have To Keep In Your Car At All Times

07th Jul,2020

Are

#TravelInsurance

Are Adventure Activities Covered in your Travel Insurance Plan?

09th Jun,2020