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Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

updated 11-6-19

Gum Disease - Gingivitis Healthy gums are pink and do not bleed.

What is gum disease?  

It's called Gingivitis   

Gingivitis is characterized by gum redness, changes in the gum, and bleeding. It is essentially painless. 

It is created when plague (sticky deposits of bacteria, mucus and food particles) adheres to the teeth, hardens and irritates the gum.

The accumulation of this plague causes the gums to become infected and swollen. As the gums swell, pockets form between the gums and the teeth and act as a trap for more plague.  Irritated gums bleed and eventually start to recede. 

This irritation can be fought by introducing Vitamin C which fights the formation of plaque.  

What to do about gum disease problems:

Gum problems need to be addressed before they get worse and become periodontal disease. Periodontal disease can create loose teeth and a lot of health problems.

This is due to the bacteria that comes along with too much plague. 

The key dietary recommendation on gum problems is to avoid sugar.  Sugar is known to significantly increase plaque accumulation by depleting Vitamin C.  Sugar destroys Vitamin C.

Phase out soft drinks.  Canned soda contains excess phosphorus, a mineral that could lead to the leeching of calcium from your bones. Calcium is first robbed not from your hips or spine but from you jaw leading to tooth loss.

Deficiencies of vitamin C, bioflavonoids, calcium, folic acid, or niacin is related and can make it worse 

Anything that improves health overall and the body's ability to build health will affect the mouth positively.

Did you know Bleeding Gums are Associated with your Hormones?

They most often occurs with:

  • Menstruation

  • Contraceptive pill

  • Certain stages of pregnancy

Hormones are communication factors between your organs. When they aren't in balance, your health is out of balance.

People with hormone issues often have dental health issues. People with gum disease will suffer from digestive issues.

Slow loss of children’s first teeth can be a sign for example of hypothyroidism.

And when your digestive system isn't working well, look at that persons immune system.

In pregnancy, we see the gut microbe change to one that is more characteristic of a type II diabetic patient. That's because microbes balance hormones, the immune system, and nutrient stores to help make a healthy baby!

See our Site Index for more information about these health issues.

Helpful Nutrition:

Fresh fruits, and vegetables, and fiber should be the mainstay of the menu.  Vegetables & fruits enhance enzyme function. Fermented dairy products, such as yogurt help maintain intestinal health.   Calcium is gotten from food.  Calcium is easier for the body to digest via vegetables. 

Vitamin C is one nutrient that has a very positive effect on the mouth. Vitamin C is vital for the production of collagen, the basic protein building block for the fibrous framework of all the tissues, including gums. 

Vitamin C strengthens weak gum tissue and makes the gum lining more resistant to penetration by bacteria. 

Our Suggestion: A good form of Vitamin C that is easy for the body to use as it is whole food nutrition (food based). This RHP® Vitamin C should be taken per directions or twice the recommended for gum problems. (This really is a different type of C)

Calcium is needed to restore any deficiencies which can result in periodontal d isease.  Periodontal disease and gum disorders are forms of osteoporosis of the mouth.  

It is essential to stop using or consuming items that cause calcium to become deficient and or toxic.  This includes products such as ice cream, fruit yogurt, tea, cigarettes and aluminum.

But calcium to be used needs other nutrients.  Read about Bone Health Calcium/Magnesium Formula

Recommended Natural Program:      

Treatment for Gum problems:

Natural Toothpaste

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Clinical References:

(1) Shapiro S, Meier A, Guggenheim B. The antimicrobial activity of essential oils and essential oil components towards oral bacteria. University of Zurich, Switzerland. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 1994 Aug;9(4):202-8.  Read this clinical reference

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