It is known as gingivitis to one swelling of pathological characteristics that occur in the gums due, in general, to the action of some bacterium that generates a disease . Gingivitis usually has its origin in the pieces of food that remain between the teeth and that cannot be completely removed after brushing the teeth.
It should be noted that the gum is the meat It protects the teeth and covers the jaws. It is composed of a connective tissue and covered with epithelium.
Gingivitis may appear due to the development of calls wisdom teeth . Growing up, these molars produce a concave space between them and the gums, which is appropriate for bacteria to lodge.
In addition to poor dental hygiene, it is important to highlight that other causes that cause someone to suffer from gingivitis can be having various nutritional deficiencies, suffering from diseases such as diabetes, taking medications such as anticoagulants or antibiotics , being in constant emotional tension or having hormonal imbalances due to pregnancy or menstruation itself.
Among the clearest symptoms, in addition to those mentioned, that can determine that a person is suffering from this disease are bad breath, bleeding gums when brushing the teeth or swelling of the teeth also also The red color of them.
When gingivitis becomes chronicle , can cause serious disorders, such as damage to the alveolar bone that supports and supports the teeth (so that the pieces can move and fall) and frequent bleeding.
Among the different types of gingivitis, the most dangerous is the GUNA (Acute Ulceronecrotizing Gingivitis ). In this variant, also known as trench mouth since it was very common among the soldiers of the First World War , gingivitis causes quite significant bleeding, strong-smelling breath and gingival tissue necrosis.
The oral hygiene In short, it is the best way to prevent the appearance and development of gingivitis. This hygiene should include not only the tooth brushing after each meal, but also the use of floss to remove the remains that are in inaccessible places for the brush. If the gingivitis has already seemed, dental treatment is required to reverse swelling and bleeding.
There are several ways to prevent the onset of this dental and oral ailment. Thus, in addition to this mentioned correct brushing, it is necessary to highlight the carrying out of a healthy and correct diet, periodically going to the dentist's office and, of course, completely eliminating a series of habits such as, for example, tobacco .
Among the home and natural remedies that exist to prevent this disease from appearing are rubbing the gums with aloe vera gel daily, eating apples after lunch or dinner, using a mixture of vinegar, water and apple cider as a mouthwash , or gargle with baking soda and water.
Nor can we forget other remedies such as rinsing the mouth with salt and water or eating some cheddar cheese after meals.