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What are Some Effective Treatment Options for Gum Disease?

If your gums regularly bleed when brushing, or if they appear to be receding from the teeth, the chances are high that you may be suffering from a condition known as gingivitis (gum disease). This is a common ailment.

Foods that are high in sugar, emotional stress and improper oral hygiene habits are all factors that can eventually lead to a painful smile. However, there are also some remedies which can help to reverse the effects of gum disease.

– Cutting down on foods and drinks that are high in sugar will help to protect the gums.

– Unsweetened green tea contains substances that can fight gingivitis.

– It is critical to floss between the teeth at least two times every day.

Both plaque and tartar and the bacteria involved irritate and inflame the gums.”

Read more: https://draxe.com/gum-disease-natural-cures-causes/


Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.