One may suffer gum related problems, even if they maintain good dental care practices. This may be due to vitamins minerals and protein deficiencies. Initial stages of gum disease are treated by maintaining a good level of oral hygiene. You should brush your teeth morning and night. Flossing regularly can remove the bacteria in tooth gaps.
You should not miss regular dental check-ups. The food you take may also result in gum diseases. When you take more junk foods and sugar, it leads to gum diseases. If you take vitamin rich food, teeth and gum get the necessary vitamins such as A, B, C, D and E vitamins.
Scurvy condition causes spongy gums. It shows bleeding from the mucous membranes and formation of spots on the soft areas of skin. The spots are heavier on the thighs and legs. A person with this condition looks pale. He/she is partially immobilized and feels depressed. In advanced scurvy conditions open, pus-filled wounds will be more and loss of teeth will start.
Vitamin C deficiency results in high blood pressure. It can result in physical tiredness and weakness. Swollen gums, nasal bleeding indicates this deficiency. Gum diseases can be due to building up of plaque on teeth and gum weakness. Plaque is a sticky substance with harmful bacteria. These are formed when eat and drink. Some bacteria in dental plaque or caries may not be harmless while some others are. In case you do not remove plaque from your teeth, it will build up heavily and irritate your gums. This can lead to sore and swollen gums.
Consumption of moringa leaf powder internally can provide all the vitamins and amino acids. You can add a teaspoon of leaf powder to vegetable soup and boil it for 2-3 minutes. It is used in cake mixes, cookie mixes. You may use it creatively for preparing various recipes.
Carbohydrates, sticky chewy foods, sugary snacks, candy, carbonated soft drinks and juices can damage teeth and gum. If you take fiber rich fruits and vegetables, this can remove constipation. Colitis and Constipation could give bad breath and start various gum diseases.
With consumption of moringa oleifera leaf powder, you will get more calcium than you get from milk. It also provides vitamin C, B complex vitamins to increase gum strength. It can safeguard against harmful bacterial infections. You can prepare 1-2% solution of the leaf powder in water for mouth gargle purposes. This will help you to have good dental health.