Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums. You know you have this problem if your gums bleed when you brush them. Most people think that they must avoid brushing - which is the worst thing you can do. Left alone gingivitis will progress to a more damaging periodontal disease.
Making sure you eat 6 grams of xylitol each day. You can eat gum or mints made from 100 percent xylitol ( to reduce plaque bacteria).
You must also gently brush your gums at least twice every day - always before bed at night. Try the following method - you will be amazed!
1) Use a clean toothbrush and non-abrasive toothpaste ( like Crest Original).
2) Rinse the toothpaste off your teeth with an antiseptic (like Listerine)
3) Rinse the antiseptic off your teeth with a protective 0.05% sodium fluoride( like ACT original).
You should see the bleeding stop in a couple of days. It sounds like work but it is really easy and works!
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