Gum recession is a form of gum disease. Sensitivity is must see when you are brushing your teeth or while eating or drinking. Gum recession occurs gradually in your tooth line. The main cause of the gum recession is poor oral health, which may lead to tooth loss. Gum recession is a condition in which your gums pull back from the tooth surface, exposing the root surface of your teeth. It’s just one form of gum [periodontal] disease. There are a variety of treatments available depending on the severity of tissue loss. Even if you don’t experience any symptoms, a dentist can identify early signs of gum disease.
When gum recession occurs ‘Pockets, ‘or gaps form between the teeth and gum line, making it easy for disease-causing bacteria to build up. If left untreated, then supporting tissues and bone structure will be severely damaged, and may lead to tooth loss. Gum recession can’t be ignored by the patient. If you think your gums are receding, make an appointment with your dentist. There are many treatments that can help you to repair your gum recession and prevent further damage.
There are so many causes that may lead to gum recession.
- Sensitivity (from both heat and cold)
- Discomfort near your gum line.
- Sensitivity during brushing your teeth.
- Smoking or chewing tobacco use.
SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
- Bleeding after brushing.
- Swollen gums.
- Bad breath.
- Loose teeth.
PREVALENCE AND PREVENTION
Approximately 88%of people over the age of 65 have gum recession on one or more teeth. The way to prevent gum recession is to brush your teeth daily softly with a soft toothbrush it will help you from the gum diseases. Maintain good oral hygiene. Use mouthwash twice daily routine checkups. Don’t smoke or use chewing tobacco.
Gum recession and other forms of periodontal disease are diagnosed by a dentist. A physical examination can indicate issues. A probe may be used to measure gum pockets. A probe may use a small, painless, ruler. Unfortunately, receding gums can’t grow back but you can take steps to prevent gum recession from worsening. Bone loss is common in areas of gum recession for the reason your dentist will also measure the periodontal pockets around each tooth. Many people with gum recession experience pain or sensitivity. This is because your tooth roots aren’t covered with protective enamel. They’re covered with cementum, which isn’t as strong. Your dentist can apply fluoride varnish or other desentizing agent to reduce discomfort.
- Topical antibiotics gel
- Antiseptic chips.
- Use mouthwash.
In ayurvedic, ‘bleeding from gum’ is known as ‘sheetada’. The pitta dosha is considered the primary causative factor for bleeding gums. When the liver is lethargic, the pitta that is distributed throughout the body starts to travel in one direction. when this congestion of pitta takes place in the gums. In the case where there is excess mucus or extreme acidity, it may also lead to a bacterial infection that is identified as a kapha disorder.
Strong & healthy gums are like pillars for bright & strong teeth & such a shining smile can instantly win hearts. The health of your teeth directly proportional to the health of your gum bleeding is very common and many people suffer from it. If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, you are probably suffering from a slight mild case of gum recession. Gum disease begins with plaque, a sticky film of food particles, germs and saliva, if not removed, plaque will settle at the gum line.
HOME REMEDIES FOR GUM RECESSION
1. USE OF CLOVE OIL
Clove oil is considered to be one of the best home remedies for bleeding gums. Take a little clove oil and rub it on your gums or chew one or two cloves.
2. TRIPHALA KADHA
Triphala kadha [tea] is an effective ayurvedic cure for bleeding gums and gingivitis. Triphala kadha 3 to 4 times in a day to stop bleeding gum & cure gum recession.
3. USE TURMERIC
Turmeric is antibacterial & has wound healing property which is important in healing swollen & bleeding gums.
4. VEGETABLES & FRUITS
Chewing raw vegetables helps to improve blood circulation in gums, thus helping to reduce the bleeding of gums.
HERBAL REMEDIES BY PLANET AYURVEDA FOR GUM RECESSION
Planet Ayurveda is an ISO certified company. Ayurveda is the holistic approach that helps a person to balance the body, mind and soul with use of herbs, proper eating habits and rest with the increase of health complications, people all across the world are looking for the safe medium the ailments.
So Planet Ayurveda is a new hope in this era because Ayurveda focuses on the roots of disease and manages the symptoms without any adverse effects on health. Planet Ayurveda provides effective herbal remedies for various diseases. planet Ayurveda provide several gum pack for Gum Recession.
They are as follows
- GUM CARE POWDER
- CORAL CALCIUM COMPLEX
- ARJUN SAAR
1. Gum care powder
Planet Ayurveda’s gum care powder contains an excellent combination of herbs.zingiber officinale (sonthi), Terminale chebula (Haritaki), Areca Catechu (poog) .which are useful in gum and tooth problems. This powder is helpful in dental problems such as bleeding gums, swollen gums, bad breath, gingivitis, pyorrhea.
Dosage-Massage your gums gently with 3-6 powder.
2. Coral calcium complex
Coral calcium complex combination of coral (Praval pishti), pearl (Mukta pishti). Planet Ayurveda contains the natural calcium compounds to treat deficiency of calcium as calcium deficiency is the cause of tooth problem. These capsules are very useful in various dental problems.
Dosage-1 capsule twice daily with warm after meals.
3. Arjun Saar
Arjun Saar of Planet Ayurveda is a mixture of Terminalia arjuna(Arjun) and Amla (Emblica officinalis). Amla is a rich source of antioxidants that plays an important role in collagen synthesis.Thus, Arjun Saar is helpful in developing and maintaining healthy gums.
Dosage- Rinse the mouth after 2-3 minutes of the massage with gum care powder.
According to the result of the present study,gum recession was the result of more than one factor acting together. Horizontal brushing method, usage of medium type toothbrush and tooth brushing once daily were found to be more associated with gum recession.