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How to fight Gingivitis in 3 Easy Steps?

Jun 26, 2024

How to fight Gingivitis in 3 Easy Steps? gingivitis, electric water flosser, cordless water flosser

Moving towards the journey of optimal oral health begins with tackling the nightmare of gingivitis. Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease, also called periodontal disease. It causes irritation, redness, swelling and bleeding of your gingiva, which is the part of your gum around the base of your teeth. In this blog, we are simplifying dental care and serving a simple yet sophisticated three-step plan to keep your gums healthy and in top shape.  Say farewell to gum disease and hello to a brighter, healthier mouth.

Enough of this chit-chat, let's dive straight into the heart of this matter. We present to you 3 practical and straightforward steps to fight gingivitis to its core:

  1.  Brush It Off : As generalized as this may sound, the importance of proper brushing is not news to us. Proper brushing does not only give us a beautiful smile, it is also essential for keeping your mouth healthy. Neglecting dental hygiene can lead to all sorts of problems, which is why brushing with the proper technique makes a HUGE DIFFERENCE!! Brush twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste for 2 whole minutes. Divide the time keeping in mind to cover your whole mouth. The brush should be angled 45 degrees perfectly along the gum line and the teeth which will result in better cleaning. Always check your gums for any redness or swelling. For those who find it difficult to keep track of brushing durations, worry no more. ORACURA brushes come equipped with a convenient 2 minute smart timer, ensuring that you brush effortlessly.

  2. Floss Like a Boss : Flossing is the next step to your ideal dental routine. Elevate your flossing game with the ultimate tool: an electric water flosser. Always make sure to floss at least once a day. Position the floss between your teeth and move it appropriately in an up-and-down motion. Begin with low pressure settings and gradually increase the pressure as per your comfort. Angle the tip properly to help you clean your whole mouth. Clean your water flosser after every use. Proper flossing enhances your gum health. Cordless water flossers by ORACURA are designed to effectively clean hard-to-reach areas in your mouth, ensuring thorough oral hygiene.

  3. Professional Dental Cleaning : Undergoing professional teeth cleaning by a dentist can significantly alleviate the effects of gingivitis. If symptoms don't start to improve within a couple of weeks, a dentist can help identify contributing factors such as uncontrolled diabetes or taking certain medications. Treatment may include a deep cleaning procedure called debridement or scaling and root planning. The goal is to remove bacterial plaque and tartar from the teeth and above and below the gum line. 

So, there you have it, just keep brushing, flossing and visiting your dentist regularly and you will show gingivitis who's boss. Go ahead, give yourself a high-five, you have got this!!