7 Ways to Keep Gums Healthy

The gums provide crucial support to teeth, which is why it is very important to keep the gums healthy. Gum problems, especially severe gum disease (periodontitis) can lead to tooth loss without proper and early treatment.

Follow the tips below to keep your gums healthy and free from disease, so you can enjoy your beautiful smiles for a longer period of time.

  1. Brush your teeth regularly to keep teeth and gums healthy.

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  1. Use dental floss to remove pieces of food stuck between the teeth and the gum line.

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  1. Gargle with an antimicrobial mouthwash to keep the gums, and the whole oral cavity, clean and free from bacteria.

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  1. Avoid heavy consumption of food and drinks high in sugar, which may contribute to the development of teeth and gum problems.

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  1. Load up on milk, cheese, and yogurt which are rich sources of calcium – great for teeth and gum health!

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  1. Stop smoking.

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  1. Visit your dentist regularly for early detection of gum disease signs.

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