Everything You Need to Know About Gingivitis (Gum Disease ) – Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Baking Soda

This remedy is one of the most useful and effective and will go a long way in fighting the pathogenic bacteria that cause gingivitis. It helps neutralize the pH in its mouth and surroundings. Some studies also suggest that baking soda exerts bactericidal effects on the plaque-building bacteria and thus subside inflammation. To use this remedy;

  1. Add enough water in a cup and mix baking soda in it to make a paste.
  2. Apply this solution on the gums with your fingers.
  3. Leave it on for 10-20 minutes and then rinse your mouth with water.