What is Gingivitis?
It stands for inflammation of the gums and the most commonly it develops due to unhygienic oral maintenance, when a bacteria or plaque gathers on the teeth.
It is a non-destructive periodontal disease but you cannot leave it unattended because it can result in serious gum disease known as periodontitis, eventually tooth loss.
What are the Symptoms of Gingivitis?
The main signs and symptoms of gingivitis are:
- Halitosis (bad breath)
- Puffy or swollen gums
- Bleeding gums
- Gums start bleeding when you brush or floss
- Tender gums
- Dark red, dusky red or purple gums
- Receding gum
If this condition not treated in time, it grows and in the end result in falling of teeth.
What are the Causes of Gingivitis?
The most common causes behind it is the poor maintenance of oral hygiene and it encourages the plaque to form on your teeth. After the formation of plaque it turns into tartar. The tartar finds a place to rest in teeth gaps with the gum lining that gets bacteria and tartar makes the removal of plaque more difficult.
When the tartar and plaque remain on your teeth, they irritate the gingiva and result in inflammation and it can also cause tooth decay.
- Old age
- Tobacco use
- Poor dental habits
- Poor nutrition
- Dry mouth
- Certain allopathic medications
- Viral and fungal infections
Homeopathic Treatment for Gingivitis
Homeopathic remedies for gingivitis can cure the disease effectively. It can cure the condition whether it is acute or chronic. The associated symptoms including bleeding, pain and swelling are beautifully controlled with homeopathic medicines in a natural way.
If a competent homeopathic doctor is consulted in time, the prescribed medicines can relieve the gingivitis symptoms and also prevent the complications of tooth loss.
Homeopathic remedies boost the innate ability of the body to evacuate the disease from the body and also avoid recurrence. The medicines are safe and can be prescribed to all age groups.
Homeopathic Remedies for Gingivitis
The top rated homeopathic medicines for gingivitis are Merc Sol, Carbo Vegetabilis, Kreosotum and Alumen.
Homeopathic medicine Merc Sol works well where gums are red, bluish, swollen, tender and painful.
Carbo Veg another effective homeopathic remedy for gingivitis where the bleeding of gums is present. The bleeding becomes worse while cleaning the teeth.
Kreosotum is one of the most wonderful homeopathic medicines for gingivitis where the gums are bluish in appearance with intense swelling. Furthermore, the gums are also protruding and puffy in nature.
Alumen is recommended to patients where the teeth get loosened from chronic gingivitis.
Top Rated Homeopathic Medicines for Gingivitis with Swollen and Painful Gums
The ideal homeopathic remedies for gingivitis with painful and highly inflamed gums are Merc Sol, Kreosotum and Lachesis.
Merc Sol is prescribed when the gums of the patients are bluish, painful, red and spongy in nature. There is an increased salivation with receding and bleeding of the gums.
Kreosote is one of the ideal homeopathic remedies for gingivitis where the gums are painful, tender, protruding and puffy in nature and the color of the gums is bluish. Another symptom of this medicine is putrid odor from the mouth.
Homeopathic medicine Lachesis acts well in cases of gingivitis where the appearance of the gums is dark purple and it is associated with swelling and pain. The patient experiences sour and peppery taste in the mouth and he/she complains of it.
Homeopathic Remedies for Gingivitis with Bad Odor from Mouth
The best homeopathic medicines to address gingivitis with a bad odor from the mouth are Merc Sol, Silicea and Kreosote.
Merc Sol is suitable when there is putrid or offensive smell from mouth occurs along with gingivitis. The mouth is filled with excessive saliva and thirst may also increase of the person.
Silicea is recommended in cases of gingivitis where offensive mouth odor gets worse in the morning. The gums are painful and swollen and the mouth feels dry. Cold air and cold water make the pain worse.
Kreosote is one of the top homeopathic medicines for gingivitis where horribly offensive odor from the mouth is present with inflammation of the gums.
Carbo Veg & Phosphorus – Highly Recommended Homeopathic Treatment for Gingivitis with Bleeding Gums
Carbo Veg and Phosphorus are the top grade homeopathic remedies for gingivitis with bleeding gums.
Carbo Vegetabilis is used when the gums of the person are swellen and the gums bleed while brushing the teeth. Homeopathic medicine Carbo Veg acts well in cases of gingivitis with bleeding gums where offensive mouth odor is a guiding symptom.
Phosphorus is one of the best homeopathic medicines for gingivitis cases where the gums bleed with ease. The person complains that his gums are sore, painful and tender to touch. The pain of such persons become worse from heat, cold and while eating.
Thuja & Kreosote – Homeopathic Remedies for Gingivitis with Tooth Decay
Kreosote and Thuja are top natural remedies for gingivitis in homeopathy when it is associated with tooth decay.
Homeopathic medicine Thuja acts well in cases of tooth decay with inflammation of the gums. The gums are red, retracted, swollen, and dark with crumbling and decayed teeth.
Kreosote is excellent in cases of tooth decay where the gums are puffy, spongy and bleeding in nature. A bitter taste in the mouth is also present in such cases.
Calcarea Fluor & Alumen – Homeopathic Remedies for Gingivitis with Loose Teeth
The important homeopathic medicines for loose teeth with gingivitis are Calcarea Fluor and Alumen. Both are equally beneficial for gingivitis with loose teeth where the gums of the person are inflamed and swollen. The teeth of the person get loose in the sockets due to the long-established inflammation of the gums. Homeopathic remedies Alumen and Calcarea Fluor strengthen the tooth holding structures so they can hold the teeth firmly.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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I had accomplished D. H. M. S in 2008, I have been into practice (in Rawalpindi & Islamabad) for more or less 12 years. During my practice, I have been treating acute as well as chronic disorders. I had also completed MHS (Masters of Human Sexuality) in 2014 from SAIHS. Dengue fever, Developmental Delay, Urethral Stricture, Sexual dysfunctions and disorders in males as well as females attract my attention, therefore, I love to solve these cases.
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